Definition of haggard :
1. A fierce, intractable creature.
2. A hag.
3. A stackyard.
4. A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
5. Having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering; hollow- eyed; having the features distorted or wasted, or anxious in appearance; as, haggard features, eyes.
6. Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk.
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cadaverous (part of speech: adjective)
- He had not been in bed that night and looked strangely haggard. - "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
- If they had to work six hours out of twenty- four, they would be haggard, and weak in the knees. - "A Daughter of the Vine", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
- I told her that he was only flushed and haggard as yet and that he was little wasted. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.