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emaciated

e·ma·ci·at·ed

emaciated

 
pronunciation:
ih meI shi eI tihd [or] ih meI si eI tihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely thin, as from starvation or disease.
The emaciated prisoners who had survived in the camp were rescued at the war's end.
synonyms:
gaunt, scraggy, scrawny
antonyms:
fat, fleshy
similar words:
bony, haggard, lanky, rawboned, skinny, spare, thin