careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn
Meaning: 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
bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted
Meaning: 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"
meaning of the word
Haggard, Rider_Haggard, Sir_Henry_Rider_Haggard
Meaning: British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
By H. Rider Haggard
He looked haggard and anxious, and started up when the door opened.
"But--" said Denton, and for a moment his miserably haggard face appealed against fate.
My haggard and wild appearance awoke intense alarm, but I answered no question, scarcely did I speak.
"Oh! it is not he!" she cried, shrinking away in terror, and she stood face to face with the conscript, gazing at him with haggard eyes.
He went about the constituency an anxious, haggard man, working himself to death without being able to awaken a spark of emotion in the heart of anybody.
She paused, thinking of the marriage that was now a marriage no more. The toilet-table was close to her; she looked absently at her haggard face in the glass.
Indeed, he saw a picture of himself, dust-stained, haggard, panting, flying to the front at the proper moment to seize and throttle the dark, leering witch of calamity.
"Madame, he is--" cried Brigitte, thinking that her mistress was alone. At the sight of the public prosecutor, the old servant's joy-flushed countenance became haggard and impassive.
But when the painter approached his easel a few hours after, looking more pale and haggard still than he was wont, from the fears of the night, a new bewilderment took possession of him.