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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. withered(Adjective)

    Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Withered

    of Wither

  2. Withered(adj)

    faded; dried up; shriveled; wilted; wasted; wasted away

Freebase

  1. Withered

    Withered is an American extreme metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, founded by Chris Freeman and Mike Thompson. Both members also participate in a crust punk/grindcore band, Social Infestation, which also features Mastodon bassist Troy Sanders.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of withered in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of withered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of withered in a Sentence

  1. Emily Brontë:

    Vain are the thousand creeds that move men's hearts, unutterably vain; Worthless as withered weeds, or idlest froth amid the boundless main.

  2. Bhartrihari:

    Hark! here the sound of lute so sweet, And there the voice of wailing loud; Here scholars grave in conclave meet, There howls the brawling drunken crowd; Here, charming maidens full of glee, There, tottering, withered dames we see. Such light! Such shade! I cannot tell, If here we live in heaven or hell.

  3. R. M. Grenon:

    Goodbye, goodbye, I hate the word. Solitude has long since turned brown and withered, sitting bitter in my mouth and heavy in my veins.

  4. Graham Greene:

    Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

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