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cadaverous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cadaverous

  1. 1 lacking a healthy skin color <everyone always looks cadaverous in the winter> Synonyms ashen, ashy, blanched, pale, doughy, livid, lurid, mealy, paled, pallid, pasty, peaked, wanRelated Words sallow, sallowish, sick, sickly, waxen, waxy; white, whitened; anemic, bloodless; untanned; whey-faced, white-facedNear Antonyms blushing, flushed, pinkAntonyms blooming, florid, flush, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine

  2. 2 suffering extreme weight loss as a result of hunger or disease <a cadaverous cancer patient living out his final days with dignity and courage> Synonyms emaciated, gaunt, haggard, skeletal, wastedRelated Words bony (also boney), lank, lanky, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, sinewy, skinny, spare, thin; starved, underfed, undernourished; famished, hungry, starving; shriveled (or shrivelled), withered, wizenedNear Antonyms beefy, brawny, burly, fit, hale, healthy, hearty, husky; chubby, corpulent, fat, fleshy, heavyset, obese, overweight, plump, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, rotund, stocky, thickset, tubby; flabby, soft




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