getting the appearance or color of a-dead human anatomy pale ghastly as a cadaverous appearance
- of or regarding a cadaver or corpse
- very slim especially from infection or appetite or cold
- getting the appearance or colour of a dead human anatomy; pale; ghastly; because, a cadaverous look.
- Of or related to, or getting the attributes of, a deadu000du000a body.
"looking like a corpse," early 15c., from Latin cadaverosus "corpse-like," from cadaver (see cadaver). Relevant: Cadaverously; cadaverousness.
They possess a quite dazzling and transcendent beauty which separates them by a wide interval from the cadaverous cod and haddock whose fame is trumpeted in our streets.