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 ?
She soon became interested in her work, for her emaciated purse grew stout, and the little hoard she was making to take Beth to the mountains next summer grew slowly but surely as the weeks passed.
His shirt was hanging open, and his emaciated chest, covered with yellow bristle, rose and fell horribly.
They descended the staircase together,--gaunt, sallow Hepzibah, and pale, emaciated, age-stricken Clifford
He looked now more careworn and emaciated than as we described him at the scene of Hester's public ignominy; and whether it were his failing health, or whatever the cause might be, his large dark eyes had a world of pain in their troubled and melancholy depth.
Her complexion was sallow and unhealthy, her cheeks thin, her features sharp, and her whole form emaciated.
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.
Strange hardships, I imagine--poor, emaciated, pallid wanderer?
Pride, contempt, defiance, stubbornness, submission, lamentation, succeeded one another; so did varieties of sunken cheek, cadaverous colour, emaciated hands and figures.
A young woman, but emaciated, with long black hair.
Finding myself freed from the staple, I dragged myself up stairs as well as a man loaded with shackles, and emaciated with fasting, might; and after much groping about, I was at length directed, by the sound of a jolly roundelay, to the apartment where the worthy Sacristan, an it so please ye, was holding a devil's mass with a huge beetle-browed, broad-shouldered brother of the grey-frock and cowl, who looked much more like a thief than a clergyman.
When a door, at length, closed upon her, my glance sought instinctively and eagerly the countenance of the brother--but he had buried his face in his hands, and I could only perceive that a far more than ordinary wanness had overspread the emaciated fingers through which trickled many passionate tears.
When they came close to the shore they saw an emaciated creature with scant white locks tangled and matted.