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Synonyms for skeletal
ˈskɛl ɪ tlskele·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skeletaladjective

    of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton

    "the skeletal system"; "skeletal bones"; "skeletal muscles"

    Synonyms:
    cadaverous, wasted, pinched, bony, haggard, gaunt, emaciated

    Antonyms:
    fat

  2. 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    fat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "skeletal":

    skeleton, bone, bony

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4609drawn
#7827worn
#12442wasted
#13647skeleton
#15234nasal
#17621skeletal
#17833diminished
#18270pointless
#31681haggard
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#40094bony
#44263boney
#45025pinched
#49528gaunt
#54883squandered
#75520penniless
#89296emaciated
#112633osseous
#114369cadaveric
#148311purposeless
#149128atrophied
#194565cadaverous
#268536impecunious
#302251careworn
#313943penurious

How to use skeletal in a sentence?

  1. Laura Bachrach:

    The horse may have been a little bit out of the barn here in terms of what they’re looking at, girls tend to mature earlier . . . the girls were even more fixed in their position in the skeletal world by the time they started, whereas the boys were perhaps a little more malleable.

  2. Nathan Sharps:

    This decreases the chance of muscular-skeletal injury. We look at the soldier as an individual ecosystem. We’re not just looking at what they cannot do right now, but also at what challenges they are going to face 20 years from now.

  3. Ken Brown:

    The skeletal modifications could relate to lives they had as slaves.

  4. Johanna Satekge:

    It was hard to be diagnosed at that time. You used to see just images of skeletal people, my niece, who I was raising, would sometimes come home from primary school, crying: 'How is mama HIV positive? Is she going to die?'.

  5. Emmanuel Audenaert:

    During puberty and as a result of changing testosterone hormone balance, the growth plate weakens around the age of 12-13, making it even more sensitive to displacement or deformity, severe muscular training and high loading activities should be restricted until skeletal maturity for any joint and sport.

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