emaciated emaciated  /ɪ ˈmeɪ ʃi ˌeɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Usage(s):

  1. Some have been altered to appear emaciated.
  2. Let the beautiful-but-emaciated beware: there will be no ultra-skinny models sauntering down the runway at this year's Pasarela Cibeles, Spain's most important fashion event.
  3. By Christmas he was emaciated, but with a big, distended belly.

News

  1. Florida Couple Arrested For Keeping Starving Pets In Condemned Home

    A Florida couple were arrested after animal service workers found 17 dogs and two cats who were severely emaciated and neglected in their condemned home. Animal Control Specialist Kimberley Duncan didn’t know what she was in for after she received an animal cruelty call on Monday night. When she walked into Jessica Ankiel and Abrhamam Israel’s [...] Florida Couple Arrested For Keeping Starving ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Emaciated horses, ponies, goats removed

    Animal Control Officers have seized four horses, five ponies and three goats from a property in Severn after they were found emaciated
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ABC 2 Baltimore

Quotes

  1. "He looks terrible, he's like concentration-camp-level emaciated. And the look in his eye was so kind of glorious," Penn said. "The idea of somebody facing a lesson about themselves, a lesson about purpose, a life lesson like that with so...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Sean Penn Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "We talked a lot _ mostly about the people still being held in Guantanamo _ and we ate a lot of biscuits (cookies)," Begg said. "He's extremely emaciated."
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Moazzam Begg Source: FOXNews

  3. "I was struck by how extraordinarily thin he was," Collins recalled. "He was just a stick. He was so emaciated and gaunt."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Susan Collins Source: San Jose Mercury News

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