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withering

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 withering

Any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use).

synoniem: atrophy.

Pools: atrofia



bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 withering

Wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction:
— The guns opened a withering fire.

synoniemen: annihilating, annihilative, devastating.

Roget 930: contemptuous; disdainful, scornful; withering, contumelious, supercilious, cynical, haughty, bumptious, cavalier; derisive.    contemptible, despicable; ... meer laten zien

Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... meer laten zien

Roget 932: disapproving etc. v.; scandalized.    disparaging, condemnatory, damnatory, denunciatory, reproachful, abusive, objurgatory, clamorous, vituperative; defamatory ... meer laten zien

Roget 739: severe; strict, hard, harsh, dour, rigid, stiff, stern, rigorous, uncompromising, exacting, exigent, exigeant, inexorable, ... meer laten zien

Roget 830: causing pain, hurting etc. v.; hurtful etc. (bad) 649; painful; dolorific, dolorous; unpleasant; unpleasing, ... meer laten zien

2 withering

Making light of:
— To compliments inflated I've a withering reply.

synoniemen: annihilating, devastating.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Sanforizing, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, air-drying, anhydration, arrogant, atrophy, attenuation, baneful, biting, bitter, calamitous, cataclysmal ... meer laten zien.

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wither

werkwoord

1 wither

Wither, as with a loss of moisture.

synoniemen: shrink, shrivel, shrivel up.

Roget 195: become small, become smaller; lessen, decrease etc. 36; grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: indrogen, ineenschrompelen, schrompelen, verdorren, verschrompelen

2 wither

Lose freshness, vigor, or vitality.

synoniem: fade.

Nederlands: aftakelen, verwelken, wegkwijnen


bijvoeglijk naamwoord

Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... meer laten zien

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Sanforize, age, air-dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, blot, brush, burn, cave in, cheat the undertaker, collapse, constrict, consume, contract, cure, decline, deflate, dehumidify, dehydrate ... meer laten zien.

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