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Definition of withered adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of plants) dried up and dead synonym withered leaves
  2. 2(of people) looking old because they are thin and weak and have very dry skin
  3. 3(of parts of the body) thin and weak and not fully developed because of disease withered limbs
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