Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun haggard

1 sense of haggard

Sense 1
Haggard, Rider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider Haggard -- (British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Antonyms of adj haggard

2 senses of haggard

Sense 1
careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn -- (showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens)

INDIRECT (VIA tired) -> rested -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")

Sense 2
bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> fat -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

Similarity of adj haggard

2 senses of haggard

Sense 1
careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn -- (showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens)
       => tired (vs. rested) -- (depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")

Sense 2
bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted -- (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")
       => thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

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