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Related / Similar Words: atrophied, diminished, blasted, desolate, desolated, devastated, ravaged, ruined, bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, squandered, otiose, pointless, superfluous

 

Definition:
  • (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use; "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm";
  • made uninhabitable; "upon this blasted heath"- Shakespeare; "a wasted landscape";
  • very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration";
  • not used to good advantage; "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort";
  • serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words";

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