Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk tillægsord: shriveled

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDried-up grass.
The desert was edged with sere vegetation.
Shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings.
Withered vines.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dried-up, sear, sere, shrivelled, withered


Termer med lignende betydningdry


Overordnet emneområdebotany, flora, vegetation


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)wet

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened


Termer med lignende betydninglean, thin


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fat

3. shriveled reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur shriveled receipts during the storm.
As the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled.
The dollar's shrunken buying power.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shrivelled, shrunken


Termer med lignende betydningdecreased, reduced


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increased









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