Withered With"ered, a. Faded; dried up; shriveled; wilted; wasted; wasted away. -- {With"ered*ness}, n. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • witheredness — with·ered·ness …   English syllables

  • witheredness — noun see withered * * * withˈeredness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑wither …   Useful english dictionary

  • wither — witheredness, n. witherer, n. witheringly, adv. /widh euhr/, v.i. 1. to shrivel; fade; decay: The grapes had withered on the vine. 2. to lose the freshness of youth, as from age (often fol. by away). v.t. 3. to make flaccid, shrunken, or dry, as… …   Universalium

  • emaciation — n 1. gauntness, haggardness, witheredness, shrunkenness, boniness; scrawniness, scragginess, spareness, skinniness, thinness, leanness, lankness, lankiness, slimness, slenderness, attenuation, tenuity; Psychiatry. anorexia. 2. atrophy, atrophia,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • malnutrition — n undernourishment, poor diet, unbalanced diet, starvation, Psychiatry. anorexia; emaciation, gauntness, haggardness, witheredness, shrunk enness, boniness, scrawniness, skinniness, wasting away; weakening, enfeeblement, impairment, enervation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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