any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
annihilative, annihilating, devastating, withering(adj)
wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction
"possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"
annihilating, devastating, withering(adj)
making light of
"afire with annihilating invective"; "a devastating portrait of human folly"; "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
Tending to destroy, devastate, overwhelm or cause complete destruction.
The D-Day troops came under withering fire.
The playboy seemed oblivious to his withering fortune as he continued in his decadent lifestyle.
Tending to make someone feel small.
tending to wither; causing to shrink or fade
The numerical value of withering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of withering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of withering in a Sentence
Any brutal torture of Saudi women activists would show no limit to the Saudi authorities' campaign of wanton cruelty against critics and human rights activists, any government that tortures women for demanding basic rights should face withering international criticism, not unblinking Michael Page and UK support.
Both should expect to face withering criticism in the days ahead since this story touches a nerve, especially for parents without the means to pay their kids' way into prestigious schools, expect this topic to dog Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin since the nature of the sting operation reveals famous, rich and powerful people apparently playing by a different set of rules than everyone else.
Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.
I think she's erased any doubts that may have been out there about her abilities -- her ability to stand up and undergo withering fire if you will and come out looking like a winner.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.
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