cadaverous (Meaning)

Wordnet

cadaverous (s)

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Wordnet

cadaverous (a)

of or relating to a cadaver or corpse

Webster

cadaverous (a.)

Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look.

Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body.

cadaverous Sentence Examples

  1. The patient's cadaverous pallor and sunken eyes suggested a long struggle with illness.
  2. The shipwreck victims, weakened by days at sea, exhibited a cadaverous appearance.
  3. The gaunt man, shrouded in darkness, cast a cadaverous silhouette against the moonlight.
  4. The haunted house was said to be inhabited by a spirit with a cadaverous visage.
  5. Despite the lavish feast, the king's cadaverous expression revealed his internal turmoil.
  6. The war had ravaged the land, leaving families with nothing but their cadaverous faces etched in pain.
  7. The vampire's cadaverous complexion only heightened the terror it inspired in its victims.
  8. The starving artist, with his cadaverous frame, captured the despair of the impoverished in his paintings.
  9. The once vibrant city was now a ghost town, its buildings standing empty with cadaverous windows staring out.
  10. As the final act of the play concluded, the fallen protagonist lay still on the stage, his cadaverous form symbolizing the tragedy's toll.

FAQs About the word cadaverous

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold, of or relating to a cadaver or corpseHaving the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as

pale,pallid, lurid, ashy,ashen, pasty, doughy, paled, mealy, blanched

blooming, sanguine, rosy, blooming, ruddy, red, ruddy, glowing, florid,red

The patient's cadaverous pallor and sunken eyes suggested a long struggle with illness.

The shipwreck victims, weakened by days at sea, exhibited a cadaverous appearance.

The gaunt man, shrouded in darkness, cast a cadaverous silhouette against the moonlight.

The haunted house was said to be inhabited by a spirit with a cadaverous visage.