from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. A past participle of shrink.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Reduced in size as a result of shrinkage; shriveled.
- v. Past participle of shrink
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- p. p. & a. from shrink.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having shrunk; shriveled up; contracted: as, a shrunken limb.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
- adj. reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity
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Also available for $14.98 was a grey and black version of the shrunken vest Victorya put over her design, but I passed on that, because really, for most of us, "shrunken" is just a code word for "impractical."
These goatskin shrunken heads are handmade in Ecuador only for us.
What is called a bony lesion by the osteopath and a subluxation by the chiropractor, is in reality a "ligatight," that is, a shrunken condition of the connective tissue forming the various ligaments that bind the vertebrae together.
David Cameron in the Sunday Telegraph says Gordon Brown is now a "shrunken" figure.
What kind of shrunken, sour heart does it take to insist that everyone else stop delighting in ritual and love?
If these notches in any way become entangled, the material is thereby drawn up, or "shrunken".
Previous studies have demonstrated that the brains of alcoholics are smaller, lighter and "shrunken" ...
Author Parag Khanna, for his part, envisions a "shrunken" America that is lucky to eke out a meager existence between a "triumphant China" and a "retooled Europe."
This is due to stretching of the surgically 'shrunken' stomach.
Their children experience growth disorders, such as shrunken rib cages