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Synonyms of emaciated in English:


  • 1 emaciated bodies
    scrawny, skinny, scraggy, skin and bones, rawboned, sticklike, waiflike;
    starved, underfed, undernourished, underweight, half-starved;
    cadaverous, shriveled, shrunken, withered
    informalanorexic, (looking) like a bag of bones
    [Antonyms] fat
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