Synonyms for (adjective) compressed

Synonyms: compressed

Definition: reduced in volume by pressure

Usage: compressed air

Similar words: compressible

Definition: capable of being compressed or made more compact

Usage: compressible packing materials; a compressible box


Synonyms: compressed, tight

Definition: pressed tightly together

Usage: with lips compressed

Similar words: shut, closed

Definition: used especially of mouth or eyes

Usage: he sat quietly with closed eyes; his eyes were shut against the sunlight


Synonyms: flat, compressed

Definition: flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

Similar words: thin

Definition: of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section

Usage: thin wire; a thin chiffon blouse; a thin book; a thin layer of paint