Emaciation in a sentence

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Definition of Emaciation

  • The act of making very lean.
  • The state of being emaciated or reduced to excessive leanness; an excessively lean condition.
  • extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

How to use emaciation in a sentence. Emaciation pronunciation.

Then, for a time, the visible body seems to feed upon the vital body as it were, so that the vehicle becomes more transparent and attenuated at the same rate as the visible body exhibits a state of emaciation.
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This sleeper was a man of middle age, thin to emaciation and having lank, dark hair.
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Her face was closely hidden by a thick Shetland veil, for, in addition to her general pallor and emaciation, her usually clear and brilliant skin was roughened and blotched here and there by some effect of her illness; she could not bear to look at herself in the glass, and shrank from meeting any of her old acquaintances.
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For she perishes every day before our eyes-we cannot give her sleep-there is such malaise, emaciation, weariness.
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Her splendid hair, uncombed and dishevelled, hung almost loose round her head and neck; and the emaciation of face and figure made her height and slenderness more abnormal than ever as she swept tempestuously to and fro.
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I had some years ago a gentleman of rank and fortune under my care, for a deranged state of the digestive organs, accompanied with extreme emaciation.
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In person he was slightly above the middle standard; and had not the texture of his frame been remarkably hard, wiry, and muscular, the total absence of all superfluous flesh would have given the lean gauntness of his figure an appearance of almost spectral emaciation.
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The bodies of all, which exhibited signs of emaciation through starvation, being almost skeletons, showed also numerous wounds, while their clothing was rent into tatters from cuts and slashes apart from the wash of the water, which had, of course, swept away most of the blood that had probably flowed from the wounds, although there was a large dark blotch on the deck close to the after hatch, testifying that some gory pool had been there.
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Eugene perceived, nevertheless, that there was no emaciation of features, nor any alteration in the expression of the sharp, restless eye.
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I was rather young in appearance -looking even under than over thirty-three years-but five feet five inches in height, and thin almost to emaciation, weighing only one hundred and fifteen pounds.
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The emaciation and exhaustion are extreme, and the patient is as miserable as one with carcinoma of the esophagus, food either not being taken at all or only upon urgent compulsion.
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She had a persistent wish to be moving all the time, despite her emaciation and the exhaustion of the nutritive functions.
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The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, which contains a mention of the foregoing case, also describes the case of Janet Macleod, who fasted for four years, showing no signs of emaciation.
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Among the modern exhibitionists may be mentioned Merlatti, the fasting Italian, and Succi, both of whom fasted in Paris; Alexander Jacques, who fasted fifty days; and the American, Dr. Tanner, who achieved great notoriety by a fast of forty days, during which time he exhibited progressive emaciation.
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Emaciation progressively continued, although his appetite was normal.
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From that time on she had suffered pain and distress in breathing and swallowing, and became the subject of progressive emaciation.
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Herrick mentions the case of a boy of fourteen months who swallowed a shawl-pin two inches long, which remained in the lungs four years, during which time there was a constant dry and spasmodic cough, and corresponding depression and emaciation.
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For years before the reception of the shock her health had been very bad, and she seemed to be suffering from a progressive emaciation and feebleness akin to chlorosis.
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The emaciation of the subject is particularly noticeable.
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I suppose indeed that there never was such an instance of an individual becoming absolutely fat in so short a time, from a state of extreme emaciation, as in that old and singular savage, from eating the crows that were shot for him, and which constituted his chief, I might say, his only food. 68.
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Examples of Emaciation

Example #1
The cleansing odic radiations are almost entirely absent during sickness, therefore complications set in so easily.
Example #2
During ill health the vital body specializes but little solar energy.
Example #3
His face was ghastly white, and he lay with his head thrown back and with his arms hanging out upon either side of the bunk, so that his listless hands rested upon the carpet.
Example #4
For fully thirty seconds Soames, with his back to the door, gazed at the man in the bed, and fought down the nausea which the air of the place had induced in him.
Example #5
It was, indeed, curious to watch the effect of the temporary loss of beauty upon her; her morbid impatience under it showed at every turn.
Example #6
She walked round the cathedral and up Victoria Street, and then, tired out with the exertion, she made her way in to Dora, to rest.