Found 3 items, similar to shrunken.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n : a physician who specializes in psychiatry [syn: psychiatrist
v 1: wither, especially with a loss of moisture; “The fruit dried
, shrivel up
2: draw back, as with fear or pain; “she flinched when they
showed the slaughtering of the calf”
3: reduce in size; reduce physically; “Hot water will shrink
; “Can you shrink this image?”
4: become smaller or draw together; “The fabric shrank”
] [ant: expand
5: decrease in size, range, or extent; “His earnings shrank”
“My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me”
adj 1: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; “the
old woman's shriveled skin”
; “he looked shriveled and
; “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 gray hair”
2: 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
3: reduced in size by being drawn together; “the shrunken dress
was entirely too tight to wear”
English → English
p. p. & a. from Shrink
, v. i. [imp. Shrank
p. p. Shrunk
, but the latter is now seldom used except as a
participial adjective; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrinking
shrinken, schrinken, AS. scrincan; akin to OD. schrincken,
and probably to Sw. skrynka a wrinkle, skrynkla to wrinkle,
to rumple, and E. shrimp, n. & v., scrimp. CF. Shrimp
1. To wrinkle, bend, or curl; to shrivel; hence, to contract
into a less extent or compass; to gather together; to
And on a broken reed he still did stay
His feeble steps, which shrunk when hard thereon he
I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes,
will shrink or draw into less room. --Bacon.
Against this fire do I shrink up. --Shak.
And shrink like parchment in consuming fire.
All the boards did shrink. --Coleridge.
2. To withdraw or retire, as from danger; to decline action
from fear; to recoil, as in fear, horror, or distress.
What happier natures shrink at with affright,
The hard inhabitant contends is right. --Pope.
They assisted us against the Thebans when you shrank
from the task. --Jowett
3. To express fear, horror, or pain by contracting the body,
or part of it; to shudder; to quake. [R.] --Shak.