emaciated


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e·ma·ci·ate

 (ĭ-mā′shē-āt′)
tr. & intr.v. e·ma·ci·at·ed, e·ma·ci·at·ing, e·ma·ci·ates
To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation.

[Latin ēmaciāre, ēmaciāt- : ē-, ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + maciāre, to make thin; see māk- in Indo-European roots.]

e·ma′ci·a′tion n.

emaciated

(ɪˈmeɪsɪˌeɪtɪd)
adj
abnormally thin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.emaciated - very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

emaciated

adjective skeletal, thin, weak, lean, pinched, skinny, wasted, gaunt, bony, haggard, atrophied, scrawny, attenuate, attenuated, undernourished, scraggy, half-starved, cadaverous, macilent (rare) horrific television pictures of emaciated prisoners

emaciated

adjective
Physically haggard:
Translations
نَحيل، هَزيل
udmarvetunderernæret
girhes
horaîur
išsekęssulysimassumenkimas
novājējisnovājināts
bir deri bir kemik

emaciated

[ɪˈmeɪsɪeɪtɪd] ADJdemacrado
to become emaciateddemacrarse

emaciated

[ɪˈmeɪsieɪtɪd] adj (= thin) [person] → émacié(e); [body] → décharné(e)e-mail E-mail, email [ˈiːmeɪl] (=electronic mail)
n
(= system) → e-mail m
by e-mail → par e-mail
(= message) → e-mail m
to send an e-mail → envoyer un e-mail
vt
(= send e-mail to) [+ person] → envoyer un e-mail à
[+ file, attachment] → envoyer par e-mail
to e-mail sth to sb [+ file] → envoyer qch à qn par e-mail; [+ one's views, comments, questions] → envoyer qch à qn par e-mail
modif [system, service] → d'e-mail
e-mail address → adresse f e-mail
email account → compte m e-mail
e-mail message → e-mail m
e-mail server → serveur m internet
e-mail traffic → trafic m internet

emaciated

adjabgezehrt, ausgezehrt, stark abgemagert; to become emaciatedstark abmagern

emaciated

[ɪˈmeɪsɪˌeɪtɪd] adjemaciato/a

emaciated

(iˈmeisieitid) adjective
having become very thin (through illness, starvation etc).
eˌmaciˈation noun

emaciated

a. enflaquecido-a; excesivamente delgado-a.

emaciated

adj severamente enflaquecido, demacrado
References in classic literature ?
Henrietta was about twenty-two years of age, Mary was about four- teen; and of all the mangled and emaciated creatures I ever looked upon, these two were the most so.
Pride, contempt, defiance, stubbornness, submission, lamentation, succeeded one another; so did varieties of sunken cheek, cadaverous colour, emaciated hands and figures.
His emaciated regiment bustled forth with undiminished fierceness when its time came.
Famished and emaciated as they were, to continue forward would be to perish; their only chance seemed to be to regain the river, and retrace their steps up its banks.
A door opened to the right, and an emaciated sallow man on crutches, barefoot and in underclothing, limped out and, leaning against the doorpost, looked with glittering envious eyes at those who were passing.
But the same second he looked round at the young man, and gave the nervous jerk of his head and neck that Konstantin knew so well, as if his neckband hurt him; and a quite different expression, wild, suffering, and cruel, rested on his emaciated fact.
It becomes bare, denuded of its foliage, and grows visibly emaciated.
His shirt was hanging open, and his emaciated chest, covered with yellow bristle, rose and fell horribly.
When they came close to the shore they saw an emaciated creature with scant white locks tangled and matted.
With all their eagerness to arrive within reach of succor, such was their feeble and emaciated condition, that they advanced but slowly.
He supposed it was true that she had loved him; he thought of the emaciated body, in the brown dress, hanging from the nail in the ceiling; and he shuddered.
The nightmare of that flight down the Ugambi with the hideous horde racing after him by day and by night, now abreast of him, now lost in the mazes of the jungle far behind for hours and once for a whole day, only to reappear again upon his trail grim, relentless, and terrible, reduced the Russian from a strong and robust man to an emaciated, white-haired, fear-gibbering thing before ever the bay and the ocean broke upon his hopeless vision.