cadaverousness


cadaverousness

adjective

  1. of or like a corpse.
  2. pale; ghastly.
  3. haggard and thin.

adjective

  1. of or like a corpse, esp in being deathly pale; ghastly
  2. thin and haggard; gaunt
adj.

“looking like a corpse,” early 15c., from Latin cadaverosus “corpse-like,” from cadaver (see cadaver). Related: Cadaverously; cadaverousness.

adj.

  1. Suggestive of death; corpselike.
  2. Having a corpselike pallor.

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