a. like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
By his cadaverous appearance, we could see how the disease had ravaged him.
Sentence in Classic:
I had stooped and was scraping at this to see exactly what it was when I heard a muttered exclamation in German and saw the cadaverous face of the colonel looking down at me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His face was more cadaverous than ever, his shoulders had rounded, and he seemed to me to be an altogether older man than he had been the morning before.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There were hardly any black coats or round hats now, but smock frocks, blouses, caps, and bristling and cadaverous heads.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context