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 Meanings and Examples of HAGGARD
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haggard
 a.  wasted away; showing wearing effects of overwork or suffering
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  He has undergone hardship and sickness, as his haggard face says clearly.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  He became haggard and restless, and his eyes had the troubled look of some hunted creature.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
3  As haggard and as shabby, as if, for want of custom, it had itself taken to drinking, and had gone the way all drunkards go, and was very near the end of it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
4  Stephen came out of the hot mill into the damp wind and cold wet streets, haggard and worn.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
5  With her woful eyes, so haggard and wild, so heavy and large, she looked all round the room, and passed the corner where he slept in his chair.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
6  The people were as haggard, shapeless, and dreary as the countryside, and as unfriendly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
7  Its expression had lost nothing of its beauty; but it was changed; and there was an anxious haggard look about the gentle face, which it had never worn before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  His face is dark, like his hair and eyes; and, although he can't be more than six or eight and twenty, withered and haggard.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
9  His haggard face was still thrust forward, his under-jaw hanging down, and his eyes staring out before him, when the jailer put his hand upon his arm, and beckoned him away.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
10  Anne haggard, Mary coarse, every face in the neighbourhood worsting, and the rapid increase of the crow's foot about Lady Russell's temples had long been a distress to him.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
11  It was ashy, haggard, and terrible.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 3 Eustacia Dresses Herself on a Black Morning
12  There was a movement and an exclamation from my right, and peering through the gloom, I saw Whitney, pale, haggard, and unkempt, staring out at me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
13  Her features and figure were those of a woman of thirty, but her hair was shot with premature grey, and her expression was weary and haggard.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
14  Her face was haggard and thin and eager, stamped with the print of a recent horror.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
15  His age may not have been more than three or four and thirty, but his haggard expression and unhealthy hue told of a life which has sapped his strength and robbed him of his youth.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
Example Sentence:
1  After his long illness, he was pale and haggard.