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〔 `wIðLd 〕


〔 ˋwiðәd 〕

Overview of verb wither

The verb wither has 2 senses

  • shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither -- (wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled")

  • fade, wither -- (lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading")

Overview of adj withered

The adj withered has 2 senses

  • shriveled, 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"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair")

  • dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, 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")