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emaciate meaning

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  • Verb: emaciate  i'meyshee`eyt
    1. Cause to grow thin or weak
      "The treatment emaciated him"
      - waste, macerate 
    2. 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

    Encyclopedia: Emaciate


  • [Medicine]
    vb -at·ed; -at·ing vt : to cause to lose flesh so as to become very thin
    ¦ vi : to waste away physically
Examples
  • 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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