Definition Of cadaverous


resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony.

he had a cadaverous appearance

Example Of cadaverous

  • A lone cadaverous figure standing near a nervous blindfolded donkey was seen centered in the destroyed fields.

  • But a cadaverous light does suffuse her brushy work.

  • But the cadaverous count does not seem happy about the prospect of moving.

  • He further concluded that these cadaverous particles could adhere to the hands of physicians and thus be transferred to the women, thereby transmitting puerperal fever.

  • Here too, there was an urgent and primal need to manage the dark, yet in our night, tonight, the quiet darkness outside is replaced by a frantic and cadaverous light, and an overheated, yet archaic buzz.

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