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División en sílabas: ca·dav·er·ous
Pronunciación: /kəˈdav(ə)rəs

Definición de cadaverous en inglés:


Resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony: he had a cadaverous appearance
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She is skeletally thin, with hollow, cadaverous eyes and cheeks.
  • Stubble adorned his thin, cadaverous, scarred face, and remnants of blood stained the ends of his hair.
  • When you're about 60, the penalty for remaining rockstar-thin is a cadaverous face and hollow cheeks.
bony, skeletal, emaciated, skin-and-bones, haggard, gaunt, drawn, pinched, hollow-cheeked, hollow-eyed
informal anorexic, (looking) like a bag of bones


late Middle English: from Latin cadaverosus, from cadaver 'corpse'.

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