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anorectic, anorexic
n. a person suffering from anorexia nervosa
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anorexigenic, anorectic
adj. causing loss of appetite; "an anorectic (or anorexigenic) drug"
anorectic, anorexic
adj. suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin
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abortifacient
adj. causing abortion
actuating, activating
adj. causing motion or action or change
causal
adj. involving or constituting a cause; causing; "a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices"
contributive, contributing, tributary, contributory, conducive
adj. tending to bring about; being partly responsible for; "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"
errhine
adj. causing nasal discharge
inducive, inductive
adj. inducing or influencing; leading on; "inductive to the sin of Eve"- John Milton
motive, motivative, motivating
adj. impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments"
motor, motive
adj. causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy"
precipitating
adj. bringing on suddenly or abruptly; "the completion of the railroad was the precipitating cause in the extinction of waterborne commerce"
responsible for, responsible
adj. being the agent or cause; "determined who was the responsible party"; "termites were responsible for the damage"
sternutatory
adj. tending to cause sneezing
bladed
adj. composed of thin flat plates resembling a knife blade; "bladed arsenopyrite"
wasted, skeletal, pinched, haggard, gaunt, emaciated, cadaverous, bony
adj. 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"
flat, compressed
adj. flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
sunken-eyed, hollow-eyed, deep-eyed
adj. characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver
svelte, slim, slight, slender
adj. being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
lanky, gangly, gangling
adj. tall and thin
spindly, lank
adj. long and lean
rawboned
adj. having a lean and bony physique; "a rawboned cow hand"
twiglike, twiggy
adj. thin as a twig
scarecrowish
adj. resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged; "a forlorn scarecrowish figure"
skinny
adj. of or relating to or resembling skin
shrivelled, shrunken, shriveled
adj. reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; "our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"
wasp-waisted, slim-waisted, slender-waisted
adj. having a small waist
trim, spare
adj. thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
spindle-shanked, spindle-legged
adj. having long slender legs
wiry
adj. of hair that resembles wire in stiffness; "wiry red hair"
wisplike, wispy
adj. thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson
wizen, shrivelled, wizened, withered, shrunken, shriveled
adj. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"
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