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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ca·dav·er·ous /kəˈdævrəs, ˈdævɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ca·dav·er·ous /kəˈdæv(ə)rəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·dav·er·ous a.
 1. Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look.
 2. Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body. “The scent cadaverous.”
 -- Ca*dav*er*ous*ly, adv. -- Ca*dav*er*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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" [syn: bony,
            emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal,