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Definition 1: reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shrunken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our shriveled receipts during the storm
  • as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled
  • the dollar's shrunken buying power

Synonyms for shrunken in the sense of this definition

(shrunken is similar to ...) made less in size or amount or degree

Definition 2: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shrunken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • he did well despite his withered arm
  • a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

Synonyms for shrunken in the sense of this definition

(shrunken is similar to ...) lacking excess flesh

"you can't be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"

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