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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.
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Noun1.emaciation - extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)emaciation - extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
leanness, spareness, thinness - the property of having little body fat
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(iˈmeisieitid) adjective
having become very thin (through illness, starvation etc).
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