Adjective Definition

shriveled

1.Definition: (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

"Shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"

Related Adjective(s):sear, sere, shrivelled, withered


2.Definition: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

"The old woman's shriveled skin", "He looked shriveled and ill"

Related Adjective(s):shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened


3.Definition: reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity

"Our shriveled receipts during the storm", "As the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"

Related Adjective(s):shrivelled, shrunken




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