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Withered vs Dessicated - What's the difference?

withered | dessicated |

As adjectives the difference between withered and dessicated

is that withered is shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water while dessicated is .

As a verb withered

is (wither).




(en adjective)
  • Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water.
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  • *:Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, withon one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust from which gnarled and rusty stalks thrust themselves up like withered elfin limbs.
  • Verb

  • (wither)
  • dessicated