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cadaverous Explained

cadaverous at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj literary looking extremely thin, pale, and unhealthy// --cadaverous cheeks//

cadaverous at German => English Of Explained:


cadaverous at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

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

cadaverous at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(literary) (of a person) extremely pale, thin and looking ill/sick

Cadaverous at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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.

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.

cadaverous at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : 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},
{emaciated}, {gaunt}, {haggard}, {pinched}, {skeletal},

cadaverous at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » cadaver|ous


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Corpselike; hinting of death; imitating a cadaver


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    Inter: trans-top » cadaverous
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|мъртвешки

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|lavoniškas

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * cadaverously
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    Translation: te » cadaverous
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    Translation: zh » cadaverous