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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Reduced in size by being drawn together; Reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; Lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.

Usage examples (36)
  • The shrunken dress was entirely too tight to wear
  • These goatskin shrunken heads are handmade in Ecuador only for us.
  • David Cameron in the Sunday Telegraph says Gordon Brown is now a "shrunken" figure.
  • If these notches in any way become entangled, the material is thereby drawn up, or "shrunken". for more
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