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Synonyms for withered

Synonyms for (adjective) withered

Synonyms: withered, wizen, wizened, shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken Definition: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness Usage: the old woman's shriveled skin; he looked shriveled and ill; a shrunken old man; a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws-W.F.Starkie; he did well despite his withered arm; a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

Similar words: thin, lean Definition: lacking excess flesh Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

Synonyms: dried-up, sear, sere, shriveled, shrivelled, withered Definition: (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture Usage: dried-up grass; the desert was edged with sere vegetation; shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings; withered vines

Similar words: dry Definition: free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet Usage: dry land; dry clothes; a dry climate; dry splintery boards; a dry river bed; the paint is dry