Definition of 'shrunken'
See also: shrink
- lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "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"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"
Synonyms: shriveled shrivelled withered wizen wizened
- reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; "our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"
Synonyms: shriveled shrivelled
- reduced in size by being drawn together; "the shrunken dress was entirely too tight to wear"