cachectic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cachecticus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cachectic ‎(comparative more cachectic, superlative most cachectic)

  1. Having cachexia; wasting away from a disease or chronic illness.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 44:
      His horse has been restored to him (cachectic as ever, looking like one of the gutted nags the Druids used to impale for decoration) […].