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haggard

hag·gard

haggard

 
 
pronunciation:
hae grd
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part of speech: adjective
definition: wasted, exhausted, or wild in appearance, as from hunger, deprivation, or anxiety.
He looked thin and haggard after his long and punishing voyage at sea.
synonyms:
drained, drawn, gaunt, spent, wasted
similar words:
beat, cadaverous, emaciated, exhausted, hollow-eyed, wan, weary, worn-out
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derivations: haggardly (adv.), haggardness (n.)
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