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Definitionvery thin — especially from disease or hunger or cold
- He was a small emaciated animal and he stood with his head dispiritedly low, almost between his forelegs.3.23 (48% in)
- Carreen and Suellen, emaciated and white, slept brokenly and awoke to mumble with wide, staring eyes in the tall four-poster bed where they had whispered together in better, happier days.3.24 (73% in)
- He was emaciated and he coughed as he lay in an easy chair in the sunshine with a shawl across his knees, but his face lit up when he saw her.3.29 (44% in)
- Emaciated from a year in a Yankee prison, exhausted by his long tramp on his ill-fitting wooden peg, he had little strength to combat pneumonia and for days he lay in the bed moaning, trying to get up, fighting battles over again.3.30 (59% in)
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