- But social workers who examined the woman said that although weak and emaciated, she showed no signs of mental illness.
- Her cheeks sunk deep inside, and she appeared thin and emaciated.
- From her wasted and emaciated appearance, we may fairly infer, she also fell a martyr to this destructive and poisonous liquid.
Early 17th century: from Latin emaciat- 'made thin', from the verb emaciare, from e- (variant of ex-, expressing a change of state) + macies 'leanness'.
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