Cadaverousness
Cadaverous Ca*dav"er*ous, a. [L. cadaverosus.] 1. Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body. ``The scent cadaverous.'' -- {Ca*dav"er*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ca*dav"er*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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