cadaverousness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being cadaverous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being cadaverous.

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Examples

  • Without suggesting cadaverousness, though high-boned and prominent, the cheeks fell away and met in a mouth, thin-lipped and softly strong.

    THE GREAT INTERROGATION

  • Huge-boned, tall, gaunt to cadaverousness, his face a dirty death's head, he was as repellent a nightmare of old age as ever Dore imagined.

    THE PRINCESS

  • Fearful squint would be at a premium; scowls would be valued according to their blackness and depth; a ghastly grin would be desirable; while a general cadaverousness might be utilized as suggesting to drunkards the probable end of their career.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886

  • Huge-boned, tall, gaunt to cadaverousness, his face a dirty death's head, he was as repellent a nightmare of old age as ever Dore imagined.

    The Princess

  • His whiskers had grown and had given additional cadaverousness to his face as it appeared to me.

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • Without suggesting cadaverousness, though high-boned and prominent, the cheeks fell away and met in a mouth, thin-lipped and softly strong.

    The Great Interrogation

  • Huge-boned, tall, gaunt to cadaverousness, his face a dirty death's head, he was as repellent a nightmare of old age as ever Dore imagined.

    The Red One

  • Without suggesting cadaverousness, though high-boned and prominent, the cheeks fell away and met in a mouth, thin-lipped and softly strong.

    The God of His Fathers: Tales of the Klondyke

  • It was the face of an ascetic -- thin featured and thin lipped, pale almost to cadaverousness, but lighted as though with a fire from within.

    For the Faith

  • The old heroic stamina of our ancestors, that craved the bitter but nourishing home-brewed, has died out, and in its place there is a sickly cadaverousness that must be pampered and cosseted.

    Birds and Poets : with Other Papers

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