Definition of Gauntness

1. Noun. Extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease).

Exact synonyms: Boniness, Bonyness, Emaciation, Maceration
Generic synonyms: Leanness, Spareness, Thinness
Derivative terms: Boney, Bony, Bony, Emaciate, Emaciate, Gaunt, Macerate



Definition of Gauntness

1. Noun. The quality of being gaunt ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gauntness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gauntness

gaunched
gaunches
gaunching
gaunt
gaunted
gaunter
gauntest
gaunting
gauntlet
gauntlet bandage
gauntleted
gauntleting
gauntlets
gauntletted
gauntly
gauntness (current term)
gauntnesses
gauntree
gauntrees
gauntries
gauntry
gaunts
gaup
gauped
gauper
gaupers
gauping
gaupped
gauppin
gaups

Literary usage of Gauntness

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1. The Cultivator: A Monthly Publication, Devoted to Agriculture by New York State Agricultural Society (1852)
"... which gives an idea of gauntness that is not natural, lie is a good handler, is straight in the back, good in the crops, and moderately fine in the ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1852)
"The animal in question WM '•' out of condition" at tl.e time the portrait was taken, which gives an idea of gauntness that is not natural. ..."

3. The Mystery of Education, and Other Academic Performances by Barrett Wendell (1909)
"We can see the gauntness thereof in pupils, or in ourselves, when either of us begins to imagine that ... Something else than gauntness, on the other hand, ..."

4. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
""Yet you are a lover to soften the heart with gauntness." " In your place. I would let her n'one." " That is easy enough to sny. ..."

5. The Cultivator: A Monthly Publication, Devoted to Agriculture by New York State Agricultural Society (1852)
"... which gives an idea of gauntness that is not natural, lie is a good handler, is straight in the back, good in the crops, and moderately fine in the ..."

6. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1852)
"The animal in question WM '•' out of condition" at tl.e time the portrait was taken, which gives an idea of gauntness that is not natural. ..."

7. The Mystery of Education, and Other Academic Performances by Barrett Wendell (1909)
"We can see the gauntness thereof in pupils, or in ourselves, when either of us begins to imagine that ... Something else than gauntness, on the other hand, ..."

8. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
""Yet you are a lover to soften the heart with gauntness." " In your place. I would let her n'one." " That is easy enough to sny. ..."

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