Tabescent meaning

tə-bĕsənt
Progressively wasting away.
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Progressively wasting away.
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Wasting away, or becoming emaciated. [from 19th c.]
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Origin of tabescent

  • Latin tābēscēns tābēscent- present participle of tābēscere to waste away inchoative of tābēre from tābēs a wasting away

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin tabescens, present participle of tabescere

    From Wiktionary