Cadaverous definition

kə-dăvər-əs
Corpselike; hinting of death; imitating a cadaver.
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Suggestive of death; corpselike.

A cadaverous odor.

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Of corpselike pallor; pallid.
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Emaciated; gaunt.

A cadaverous mongrel picking through the garbage.

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Of or like a cadaver; esp., pale, ghastly, or gaunt and haggard.
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Origin of cadaverous