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Looking unhealthy or ill - thesaurus

Synonyms

wan

adjective

someone who is wan looks very pale and weak because they are ill

pallid

adjective

someone who is pallid has very pale skin because they are ill or worried

green

adjective

if someone looks green, their face is pale and they look ill

cadaverous

adjective

formal extremely thin and looking pale and ill

haggard

adjective

looking very tired, worried, or ill

pinched

adjective

tired, thin, and ill in appearance

ashen

adjective

very pale, especially because you feel ill or upset

washed-out

adjective

informal someone who is washed-out looks very pale and ill or tired

pale

adjective

a pale person has skin that is lighter than usual because they are ill, shocked, or worried

drawn

adjective

someone who looks drawn has a thin face and looks very tired, ill, or worried

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(as) white as a sheet

extremely pale

flushed

adjective

looking red because you are hot or ill, or feel angry, embarrassed, or excited

grey

adjective

if someone’s face is grey, they look pale, because they are ill, weak, or shocked

peaked

adjective

American peaky

peaky

adjective

Britishinformal pale and not healthy in appearance

raddled

adjective

British a raddled person looks older than they are because they are tired or have too much work

white

adjective

very pale in the face because you are frightened, angry, or ill

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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