Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having shrunk; shriveled up; contracted: as, a shrunken limb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • p. p. & a. from shrink.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Reduced in size as a result of shrinkage; shriveled.
  • verb Past participle of shrink

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
  • adjective reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity

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Examples

  • 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."

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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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • 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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • 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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • 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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • 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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • 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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • 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."

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • These goatskin shrunken heads are handmade in Ecuador only for us.

    Boing Boing: February 19, 2006 - February 25, 2006 Archives

  • 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.

    Nature Cure

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