Definition of Emaciated

1. Adjective. Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold. "Kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

Exact synonyms: Bony, Cadaverous, Gaunt, Haggard, Pinched, Skeletal, Wasted
Similar to: Lean, Thin
Derivative terms: Boniness, Bonyness, Gauntness



Definition of Emaciated

1. Adjective. Thin or haggard, especially from hunger or disease. ¹

2. Verb. (past of emaciate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emaciated

1. emaciate [v] - See also: emaciate

Medical Definition of Emaciated

1. Extremely thin or physically wasted. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Emaciated

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1. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... the body becomes very much emaciated, often to fuch a degree, ... of the pylorus has continued fome time, the body generally becomes much emaciated, ..."

2. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1882)
"... Starvation and Death Preferred to Robbing the Dead — How Physical Defects are Carried into the Next World — Fate of an emaciated Form—Mutilations of the ..."

3. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... feeble and greatly emaciated, owing to bad provisions. LAST war, thirteen brothers, sons of one woman in the colony of Connecticut, each of them six ..."

4. The Medical Times and Gazette (1879)
"Now she is exhausted and emaciated, has a quick pulse and a high temperature, both of which rise in the evening and are accompanied by ordinary hectic ..."

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