Definitions for shriveled
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word shriveled
dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered(adj)
(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
"dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened(adj)
lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
"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"
shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken(adj)
reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity
"our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"
Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant.
Collapsed in size.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.
Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with them to the grave the shriveled innocence of an old maid?
Translations for shriveled
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for shriveled »
Find a translation for the shriveled definition in other languages:
Select another language: