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gaunt 1

Pronunciación: /ɡɔːnt/

adjetivo

1(Of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age: a tall, gaunt woman in black
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She was gaunt, painfully thin, expressionless, wearing a sleeveless top, dark pants, and sandals.
  • Its twisted trunk and mangled branches resembled a terrifyingly gaunt person arching their back in immense agony.
  • He is a fair, gaunt man of Norwegian extraction, an international lawyer I think, and has a careful, courteous manner.
Sinónimos
as thin as a rake, as thin as a reed, without an ounce of fat
informal looking like death warmed up, looking like a bag of bones
archaic starveling
1.1(Of a building or place) grim or desolate in appearance: gaunt tenement blocks
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The tall buildings flickered with a glow of white, gaunt towers rising like obelisks in the night thrusting towards a heaven that would forever elude them.
  • Wherever I played football, the huge gaunt stadium was always the touchstone of my career, the place where I came home to show my people that I could still do the job.
  • He juxtaposes these gaunt scenes with striking black-and-white shots of beaches and landscape.
Sinónimos
bleak, stark, barren, bare, drab, desolate, dreary, dismal, gloomy, sombre, forlorn, grim, stern, harsh, forbidding, uninviting, unwelcoming, cheerless

Derivados

gauntly

adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It starts with some poets, gauntly tubercular sorts with laudanum habits and loose-fitting shirts.
  • The style is often lightly conversational, yet it is a gauntly powerful book.
  • The figure at Dick's bedside seems initially different, as he wakes ‘to find hunger standing at my bedside, staring at me gauntly’.

gauntness

Pronunciación: /ˈɡɔːntnəs/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • His face is thin nearly to gauntness, and covered with sad lines.
  • He cocked his head and looked down at her, noting for the first time the shadows beneath her eyes, the gauntness of her cheeks.
  • He looked up as we approached and I was momentarily shocked by the gauntness, the almost metallic grayness that dusted what had once been a tawny coat.

Origen

Late Middle English: of unknown origin.

Palabras que riman con gaunt

avaunt, daunt, flaunt, haunt, jaunt, taunt, vaunt
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Gaunt 2

Pronunciación: /ɡɔːnt/
Former name for Ghent.
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