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Synonyms for haggard
ˈhæg ərdhag·gard

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. haggard

    wild, wasted, worn, attenuated, wrinkled, ghastly, holloweyed, lean, gaunt

    sleek, smug, chubby, plump

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. Haggard, Rider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider Haggardadjective

    British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)

    fat, rested

  2. careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, wornadjective

    showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

    "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens

    worn, wasted, bony, careworn, skeletal, raddled, emaciated, worn-out, cadaverous, drawn, gaunt, pinched

    rested, fat

  3. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wastedadjective

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

    pinched, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, gaunt, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, wasted, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless

    rested, fat

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. haggardadjective

    wild, wayward, intractable, unruly, refractory, untamed, not domesticated

  2. haggardadjective

    gaunt, lean, meagre, spare, worn, wasted, rawboned

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. haggardadjective

    gaunt, emaciated, hollow-eyed

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  1. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards:

    I can't remember when I haven't listened to Merle Haggard, some of the best songs and best delivery you can get.

  2. Merle Haggard:

    I've never been a guy that can do what Merle Haggard told me, it's always been my nature to fight the system.

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  • ungebändigt, abgespannt, mitgenommen, ausgezehrt, wild, ungezähmt, abgezehrt, verhärmt, ausgemergelt, abgehärmt, gezeichnetGerman
  • trasojado, demacrado, macilento, consumidoSpanish
  • metsik, otsajäänudEstonian
  • هگاردPersian
  • hurja, kalvakka, riutunut, voipunutFinnish
  • hagardFrench
  • जंगलीHindi
  • macilento, emaciato, selvatico, consunto, selvaggioItalian
  • やつれたJapanese
  • 수척한Korean
  • abatidoPortuguese
  • epuizat, neîmblânzit, nedomesticit, istovit, obosit, sălbatic, secătuitRomanian
  • дикий, неприручённый, измождённыйRussian
  • дѝвљӣ, bȇdan, bijȇdan, бије̑дан, бе̑дан, оронуо, oronuo, dìvljīSerbo-Croatian
  • härjadSwedish
  • 枯槁Chinese

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