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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, witheredadjective

    (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, wizenedadjective

    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, shrunkenadjective

    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. shrivelledadjective

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

  2. shrivelledadjective

    Collapsed in size.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shrivelled

    of Shrivel

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shrivelled in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shrivelled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of shrivelled in a Sentence

  1. Marie Dressler:

    What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by-and-by. Never mind- the uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other that has always been my firm faith about friendship.

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