Synonyms and Antonyms of cadaverous
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 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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