What is another word for Gauntly?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈɔːntli] (IPA)

Gauntly is an adjective used to describe a person who appears very thin, haggard, and malnourished. There are many synonyms for gauntly, including emaciated, skeletal, thin, scrawny, bony, wasted, undernourished, starved, lean, and skinny. These synonyms are often used to describe someone who is suffering from an illness, such as cancer, or has been deprived of food and water for an extended period of time. Gauntly can also be used to describe a landscape that appears barren, desolate, and devoid of life, in which case other synonyms include stark, bleak, barren, and sterile. Overall, gauntly is a word that connotes a sense of thinness, weakness, and a lack of vitality.

What are the hypernyms for Gauntly?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Gauntly

On they climbed, till at last, emerging from under the low oak branches, they stood, solitary figures, on a grassy ridge, bare save for a clump of high twisted fir-trees which swayed Gauntly against the vast grey expanse of sky.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
She, too, had had time to prepare for the meeting, and she was sitting Gauntly by the west window awaiting her guest.
"A Son of the Hills"
Harriet T. Comstock
The whole ugly shape of it stood out Gauntly against the sky of the summer night.
"The Crooked House"
Brandon Fleming

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