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emaciation

Syllabification: e·ma·ci·a·tion
Pronunciation: /iˌmāSHēˈāSHən
 
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Definition of emaciation in English:

noun

The state of being abnormally thin or weak: thin to the point of emaciation
More example sentences
  • After many days of fasting, the hunger strikers present a progressively more serious deterioration, emaciation and profound dehydration.
  • The images of emaciation portrayed in so many magazines by anorexic models and young stars make me so angry.
  • He was convicted of four charges of causing unnecessary suffering to sheep and lambs by failing to treat or seek veterinary advice for emaciation and lameness on January 19 and 25, 2001.

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Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…