cadaverous definition

  • adjective:
    • Suggestive of death; corpselike: a cadaverous smell.
    • Of corpselike pallor; pallid: "We saw a cadaverous face appear at a tiny screen” ( Charles Dickens).
    • Emaciated; gaunt: a cadaverous mongrel choosing through trash.
    • Corpselike; hinting of demise; imitating a cadaver
    • obtaining the look or colour of a-dead human body; pale; ghastly.
    • Of or regarding, or getting the attributes of, a-dead human body.
    • of or regarding a cadaver or corpse
    • very thin especially from illness or appetite or cold
  • others:
    • with respect to a-dead human body; specially, getting the appearance or colour of the human body of a dead person; pale; wan; ghastly.

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