Wizened
Wizened Wiz"ened, a. Dried; shriveled; withered; shrunken; weazen; as, a wizened old man. [1913 Webster]

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  • wizened — meaning ‘thin and shrivelled’, is a Scottish word derived from Old English that has now become a general English word …   Modern English usage

  • wizened — [adj] dried, shriveled up diminished, gnarled, lean, macerated, mummified, old, reduced, shrunk, shrunken, wilted, withered, worn, wrinkled; concepts 485,603 Ant. moist, smooth, unwrinkled …   New thesaurus

  • wizened — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ shrivelled or wrinkled with age. ORIGIN from archaic wizen «shrivel», from Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • wizened — [wiz′ənd] adj. dried up; shriveled; withered …   English World dictionary

  • wizened — /wiz euhnd; wee zeuhnd/, adj. withered; shriveled: a wizened old man; wizened features. [1505 15; WIZEN + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • wizened — wiz|ened [ˈwızənd] adj [: Old English; Origin: wisnian to become wizened ] a wizened person, fruit etc is small and thin and has skin with a lot of lines and ↑wrinkles …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wizened — wiz|ened [ wıznd ] adjective old and with a lot of WRINKLES (=lines) on the skin: a wizened old man a few wizened apples …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wizened — [[t]wɪ̱z(ə)nd[/t]] ADJ GRADED A wizened person is old and has a lot of lines on their skin. ...a little wizened old fellow with no teeth …   English dictionary

  • wizened — adjective a wizened person, fruit etc is small and thin and has skin with a lot of lines and wrinkles: wizened old Frenchmen playing boules in the square …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wizened — UK [ˈwɪz(ə)nd] / US adjective old and with a lot of wrinkles (= lines) on the skin a wizened old man a few wizened apples …   English dictionary

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