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ca·dav·er·ous

 (kə-dăv′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Suggestive of death; corpselike: a cadaverous odor.
2.
a. Of corpselike pallor; pallid: "I saw a cadaverous face appear at a small window" (Charles Dickens).
b. Emaciated; gaunt: a cadaverous mongrel picking through the garbage.

ca·dav′er·ous·ly adv.
ca·dav′er·ous·ness n.

cadaverous

(kəˈdævərəs)
adj
1. of or like a corpse, esp in being deathly pale; ghastly
2. thin and haggard; gaunt
caˈdaverously adv
caˈdaverousness n

ca•dav•er•ous

(kəˈdæv ər əs)

adj.
1. of or like a corpse.
2. pale; ghastly.
3. haggard and thin.
[1620–30; < Latin]
ca•dav′er•ous•ly, adv.
ca•dav′er•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cadaverous - 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
2.cadaverous - of or relating to a cadaver or corpse; "we had long anticipated his cadaverous end"

cadaverous

adjective deathly, pale, ghastly, wan, blanched, gaunt, haggard, emaciated, bloodless, pallid, ashen, hollow-eyed, corpse-like, like death warmed up (informal), deathlike a tall, thin man with a cadaverous face

cadaverous

adjective
1. Gruesomely suggestive of ghosts or death:
3. Physically haggard:
Translations
lavoniškas

cadaverous

[kəˈdævərəs] ADJcadavérico

cadaverous

[kəˈdævərəs] adj [person, face] → cadavérique; [appearance] → cadavéreux/euse

cadaverous

adj (= corpse-like)Kadaver-, Leichen-; (= gaunt)ausgezehrt, ausgemergelt; (= pale)leichenblass

cadaverous

[kəˈdævrəs] adj (frm) → cadaverico/a

ca·dav·er·ous

a. cadavérico-a.
References in classic literature ?
His countenance was, as usual, cadaverously wan--but, moreover, there was a species of mad hilarity in his eyes--an evidently restrained hysteria in his whole demeanour.
His entire physiognomy was interestingly saturnine even cadaverously pale.
Tall, gray-eyed, and almost cadaverously thin, he had a long, hawklike face and ears that seemed to jut out from his head at right angles.