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Gaunt vs. Haggard

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  • Gaunt (adjective)

    lean, angular{{,}} and bony

  • Gaunt (adjective)

    haggard, drawn{{,}} and emaciated

  • Gaunt (adjective)

    bleak, barren{{,}} and desolate

  • Haggard (adjective)

    Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition

    "Pale and haggard faces."

    "A gradual descent into a haggard and feeble state."

    "The years of hardship made her look somewhat haggard."

  • Haggard (adjective)

    Wild or untamed

    "a haggard or refractory hawk"

  • Haggard (noun)

    A hunting bird captured as an adult.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A young or untrained hawk or falcon.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A fierce, intractable creature.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A hag.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.

    "He tuk a slew [swerve] round the haggard [http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/am1924/pt_s.htm]"

Wiktionary
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  • Gaunt (adjective)

    Attenuated, as with fasting or suffering; lean; meager; pinched and grim.

  • Haggard (adjective)

    Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk.

  • Haggard (adjective)

    Having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering; hollow-eyed; having the features distorted or wasted by pain; wild and wasted, or anxious in appearance; as, haggard features, eyes.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A young or untrained hawk or falcon.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A fierce, intractable creature.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A hag.

  • Haggard (noun)

    A stackyard.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Gaunt (adjective)

    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"

  • Haggard (noun)

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

  • Haggard (adjective)

    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"

  • Haggard (adjective)

    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"

Princeton's WordNet
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