- Thin or haggard, especially from hunger or disease.
- The emaciated prisoners in the death camps were weak and sickly.
- See also Thesaurus:scrawny
- Simple past tense and past participle of emaciate.
Find words for Emaciated
pitiably; outrageously; scandalously; miserably; shakily; wirily; sparely; gauntly haggardly; tenuously; shockingly; terribly unusually; wretchedly; unwarrantably shamefully.
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