Postures and complexions

emaciated
(adj)
ǝ-MAY-see-ate-ǝd
Meaning

thin and wasted; starved-looking

1st Sample Sentence

Ascetics would go to the forest to fast and meditate until they were emaciated.

Root

ex (out)#macies (leanness) (Latin)

Synonyms

emaciated, gaunt

Antonyms

corpulent

Mnemonics

Emma is this really thin girl. Now, "ema. oh! ci (she) ate but she still looks thin. ema-ciated (ciliated means minute i.e. thin)

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