penniless, scrawny, adenoidal, skeletal, thin, hard up, skinny, wasted, pointless, osteal, cadaveric, tired, bony, superfluous, nasal, atrophied, purposeless, penurious, otiose, boney, pinched, careworn, diminished, lean, better, senseless, drawn, starved, impecunious, shrunken, gangling, lanky, skin and bones, anorexic, worn, osseous, raddled, be (all) skin and bone(s), underweight, squandered
cadaverous (part of speech: adjective)
- Michael placed his right hand in the two emaciated ones of the fanatic. - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- I noticed then for the first time, how very slender she was, almost emaciated. - "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
- For an hour did he watch and reflect and then he walked again to where the men who had been rescued were sitting, not more than thirty yards from him; they were sickly, emaciated forms, but belonging to a tribe who inhabited the coast, and who having been accustomed from their infancy to be all the day in the water, had supported themselves better than the other slaves, who had been procured from the interior, or the European crew of the vessel, all of whom had perished. - "The Pirate", Frederick Marryat.