Pronunciation of Cadaverous
/kɐdˈavəɹəs/, /kɐdˈavəɹəs/, /k_ɐ_d_ˈa_v_ə_ɹ_ə_s/
Antonyms for cadaverous:
Synonyms for cadaverous:
Other synonyms and related words:
washed-out, Paled, osseous, raddled, bony, ghostlike, blanched, otiose, colorless, green, mealy, ashy, pinched, boney, doughy, shrunken, deathly, atrophied, lean, deathlike, gray, wasted, ghastly, lurid, pointless, deadly, dead, worn, cadaveric, white, nasal, waxen, careworn, diminished, pasty, spectral, thin, peaked, drawn, ghostly, skeletal, superfluous, adenoidal, livid.
pale, corpselike (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for cadaverous:
- After his death his face and body were pale, but without alteration or anything of a cadaverous appearance. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- There was the same slouching gait; the same cadaverous face covered with a black beard. - "The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar", Maurice Leblanc.