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Definition of emaciation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

emaciation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪˌmeɪsiˈeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˌmeɪsiˈeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the quality of being very thin and weak, usually because of illness or lack of food She was very thin, almost to the point of emaciation.