Synonyms of "emaciate""emaciate" in a sentence
- Verb: emaciate i'meyshee`eyt
- Cause to grow thin or weak
"The treatment emaciated him"
- waste, macerate
- Grow weak and thin or waste away physically
"She emaciated during the chemotherapy"
Derived forms: emaciating, emaciates, emaciated
See also: emaciation
Type of: change state, debilitate, drain, enfeeble, turn
vb -at·ed; -at·ing vt : to cause to lose flesh so as to become very thin
¦ vi : to waste away physically
- A long illness had emaciated the invalid.
- One might almost say emaciated.
- "emaciate " indicates a serious condition resulting from starvation.
- The animals had lost weight noticeably, becoming lean, almost emaciated.
- His limbs were nearly frozen, and his body dreadfully emaciated by fatigue and suffering.
- Hungry joe was a jumpy, emaciated wretch with a fleshless face of dingy skin and bone.
- He swaggered away happily with the proud smile of a champion, his shriveled head high and his emaciated chest out.
- I could perceive that a far more than ordinary wanness had over-spread the emaciated fingers through which trickled many passionate tears.
- Jastrow pauses, turns a page, and looks straight at the audience, his emaciated face dead pale, his eyes large in the sunken sockets.
- A little girl in the sand . emaciated . skin and bones
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