Definition of cadaverous:
pointless, pasty, better, diminished, raddled, scrawny, careworn, doughy, livid, deathly, shrunken, skeletal, osseous, ghostlike, thin, penurious, lanky, colorless, worn, boney, spectral, haggard, squandered, waxen, lurid, adenoidal, mealy, bony, underweight, deadly, lean, nasal, skinny, purposeless, cadaveric, gaunt, impecunious, ghastly, blanched, live, atrophied, wasted, colors, gangling, pinched, otiose, peaked, hard up, tired, anorexic, ashy, ghostly, penniless, osteal, superfluous, senseless, drawn, deathlike, be (all) skin and bone(s), emaciated, paled.
- "Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First", Honore de Balzac.
- "The-Natural-History-of-Selborne", White, Gilbert.
- "The Red Symbol", John Ironside.