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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;
- Example: "emaciated bony hands"
- Example: "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"
- Example: "eyes were haggard and cavernous"
- Example: "small pinched faces"
- Example: "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
[syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted]

2. of or relating to a cadaver or corpse;
- Example: "we had long anticipated his cadaverous end"
[syn: cadaverous, cadaveric]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cadaverous \Ca*dav"er*ous\, a. [L. cadaverosus.] 1. Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body. "The scent cadaverous." -- Ca*dav"er*ous*ly, adv. -- Ca*dav"er*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cadaverous adj 1: 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" [syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted] 2: of or relating to a cadaver or corpse; "we had long anticipated his cadaverous end" [syn: cadaverous, cadaveric]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

96 Moby Thesaurus words for "cadaverous": achromatic, achromic, anemic, ashen, ashy, attenuated, bled white, bloodless, blue, chloranemic, colorless, corpselike, dead, deadly, deadly pale, deathlike, deathly, deathly pale, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, dull, eerie, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faded, faint, fallow, flat, ghastly, ghostlike, ghostly, gray, grisly, gruesome, haggard, hollow-eyed, hueless, hypochromic, jejune, lackluster, leaden, livid, lurid, lusterless, macabre, marantic, marasmic, mat, mealy, mortuary, muddy, neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty, peaked, peaky, pinched, poor, puny, sallow, shriveled, sickly, skeletal, starved, starveling, tabetic, tabid, tallow-faced, toneless, uncanny, uncolored, underfed, undernourished, unearthly, wan, washed-out, wasted, waxen, weak, weazeny, weird, whey-faced, white, withered, wizened, wraithlike