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emaciated

adjective     /ɪˈmeɪ.si.eɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ formal
very thin and weak, usually because of illness or extreme hunger: There were pictures of emaciated children on the cover of the magazine.Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thinNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people) emaciation     /ɪˌmeɪ.siˈeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
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