macilento
macilento
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (thin)
a. gaunt
El aspecto macilento de la anciana hizo sospechar a la familia que estaba enferma.The old woman's gaunt look led the family to suspect she was ill.
b. haggard
El náufrago tenía el rostro macilento porque estaba deshidratado.The shipwrecked man's face was haggard because he was dehydrated.
2. (pale)
a. wan
Laura tenía la cara macilenta y ya no sonreía.Laura's face was wan and she no longer smiled.
b. pale
Tras varias noches sin dormir, Aurora estaba macilenta.After several nights without sleep, Aurora looked pale.
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macilento
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. wan
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macilento
adjective
(pálido) wan; pale; (demacrado) haggard; gaunt;
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