hag|gard


hag|gard
hag|gard «HAG uhrd», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. looking worn from pain, fatigue, worry, or hunger; worn by care; gaunt: »

The haggard faces of the rescued miners showed suffering.

SYNONYM(S): lean, thin, wasted, emaciated, hollow-eyed.
2. of a hawk: a) caught after having assumed the adult plumage. b) wild; untamed.
–n.
a haggard hawk.
[perhaps < Old French hagard, probably < a Germanic word]
hag´gard|ly, adverb.
hag´gard|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hag´gard|ness — hag|gard «HAG uhrd», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. looking worn from pain, fatigue, worry, or hunger; worn by care; gaunt: »The haggard faces of the rescued miners showed suffering. SYNONYM(S): lean, thin, wasted, emaciated, hollow eyed. 2. of a hawk …   Useful english dictionary

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