Very poorly fed or nourished: a half-starved prisoner people with thin, half-starved bodies
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- Under the scorching sun, she looked half-starved, exhausted.
- We still have a mid-1890s picture of half-starved Abraham, an army drummer boy, standing in a Czarist uniform.
- Further investigation revealed that the bird was blind, not to mention half-starved.
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