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Meaning of SHRIVELED

Pronunciation:  shr'ivuld

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  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [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 gray hair"
  3. [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"

SHRIVELED is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: decreased, dried-up, dry, lean, reduced, sear, sere, shrivelled, shrunken, thin, withered, wizen, wizened