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shriveled (root: shrivel)


Adjective shriveled has 3 senses

  • shriveled(s = adj.all) dried-up, sear, sere, shrivelled, withered - (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"
  • shriveled(s = adj.all) shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened - 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"; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"
  • shriveled(s = adj.all) shrivelled, shrunken - 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"



Lilliputian, Sanforized, Tom Thumb, adust, anile, atrophied, attenuated, baked, brittle, burnt, cadaverous, consumed, corky, corpselike, crabbed, debilitated, decrepit, dehydrated, desiccated, doddered, doddering, doddery, dried, dried-up, dumpy, dwarf, dwarfed, dwarfish, elfin, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, evaporated, exsiccated, feeble, fossilized, gerontal, gerontic, haggard, hollow-eyed, incipient, infirm, jejune, marantic, marasmic, meager, midget, mossbacked, moth-eaten, mummified, mummylike, nanoid, palsied, papery, papery-skinned, parched, parchmenty, peaked, peaky, pinched, poor, preshrunk, puny, pygmy, ravaged with age, rickety, rudimental, rudimentary, run to seed, runty, rusty, scorched, scraggy, scrubby, sear, seared, senile, sere, shaky, shriveled up, shrunk, shrunken, skeletal, squat, starved, starveling, stricken in years, stunted, sun-dried, sunbaked, tabetic, tabid, thin, timeworn, tottering, tottery, underfed, undernourished, undersize, undersized, wasted, wasted away, weak, weazened, weazeny, wilted, wind-dried, withered, wizen, wizen-faced, wizened, wraithlike, wrinkled




N narrowness, thinness, narrowness, closeness, exility, exiguity, line, hair's breadth, finger's breadth, strip, streak, vein, monolayer, epitaxial deposition, thinness, tenuity, emaciation, macilency, marcor, shaving, slip, thread paper, skeleton, shadow, anatomy, spindleshanks, lantern jaws, mere skin and bone, middle constriction, stricture, neck, waist, isthmus, wasp, hourglass, ridge, ghaut, ghat, pass, ravine, narrowing, coarctation, angustation, tapering, contraction, narrow, close, slender, thin, fine, thread-like, finespun, gossamer, paper-thin, taper, slim, slight-made, scant, scanty, spare, delicate, incapacious, contracted, unexpanded &c (expand), slender as a thread, emaciated, lean, meager, gaunt, macilent, lank, lanky, weedy, skinny, scrawny slinky, starved, starveling, herring gutted, worn to a shadow, lean as a rake, thin as a lath, thin as a whipping post, thin as a wafer, hatchet-faced, lantern-jawed, attenuated, shriveled, extenuated, tabid, marcid, barebone, rawboned, monomolecular.

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