What does shriveled mean?

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shriv·eled

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. shriveled(Adjective)

    Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant.

  2. shriveled(Adjective)

    Collapsed in size.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shriveled

    of Shrivel

How to pronounce shriveled?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say shriveled in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shriveled in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shriveled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of shriveled in a Sentence

  1. Virginia Woolf:

    When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.

  2. Colette:

    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?

Images & Illustrations of shriveled

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