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Definitions for wizen
ˈwɪz ən, ˈwi zənwiz·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. wizenverb

    To wither; to become lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.

  2. wizenadjective

    wizened; withered; lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.

  3. Etymology: wisenen, from wisnian


  1. Wizen

    Wizen is a surname.


  1. wizen

    To wizen refers to the act or process of becoming shriveled, dry, or shrunken in appearance, often due to aging or other natural processes. Wizen can also mean to cause to wither or become dry or to age and weaken. It's often used to describe people or parts of the body but can also apply to objects or plants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wizenverb

    to wither; to dry

  2. Wizenadjective

    wizened; thin; weazen; withered

  3. Wizennoun

    the weasand

  4. Etymology: [OE. wisenen, AS. wisnian akin to weornian to decay, OHG. wesann to grow dry, G. verwesen to rot, Icel. visna to wither, Sw. vissna, Dan. visne, and probably to L. virus an offensive odor, poison. Cf. Virus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wizen

    wiz′n, Wizened, wiz′nd, adj. dried up: thin: shrivelled.—v.i. and v.t. to become dry, to make dry.—adj. Wiz′en-faced, having a thin, shrivelled face. [A.S. wisnian, to wither; cog. with Ice. visinn, wizened, visna, to wither.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wizen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wizen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  • kurttuuntua, kurttu, kurttuinen, kurtistuaFinnish

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