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emaciated
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
very thin — especially from disease or hunger or cold
  • It was not the change of emaciation, but that effect which even young faces will very soon show from the persistent presence of resentment and despondency.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (29% in)
  • Lydgate, conscious of an energetic frame in its prime, felt some compassion when the figure which he was likely soon to overtake turned round, and in advancing towards him showed more markedly than ever the signs of premature age—the student's bent shoulders, the emaciated limbs, and the melancholy lines of the mouth.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (94% in)
  • Also, that your father was at one time much emaciated by illness.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (86% in)

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