One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the captives were sick and emaciated men’
thin, skeletal, bony, wasted, thin as a rake
scrawny, skinny, scraggy, skin and bones, raw-boned, angular, stick-like, size-zero
starved, underfed, undernourished, underweight, half-starved
cadaverous, shrivelled, shrunken, withered
gaunt, haggard, drawn, pinched, wizened, attenuated, atrophied
informal anorexic, looking like a bag of bones
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