Synonyms for Shrunken:


all (adjective)
wizen, wizened, shriveled, shrivelled, withered.
contracted (adjective)
abbreviated, compressed, condensed, contracted, deflated, Squeezed, abridged, Compacted.
diminished (adjective)
lessened, depleted, dropped, Dwindled, cropped, deflated, drained, lowered, contracted, truncated, clipped, eroded, concentrated, sheared, Receded, removed, reduced, Compacted, shaved, shortened, cut, Lightened, Pared, docked, pruned, Leached, compressed, trimmed, diminished, mowed, Nipped, downgraded, decreased, abbreviated, decremented, deducted, tapered, Curtailed, Bobbed, abridged, weeded, condensed.
reduced (adjective)
shriveled (adjective)
wasted (adjective)
withdrawn (adjective)
contracted, diminished, shriveled, Dwindled, dry, withered, wrinkled.


little, midget, microscopic, discreet, slight, minute, small, diminutive, tiny, minuscule. skeletal, wasted, better, skin and bones, gaunt, drawn, emaciated, cadaverous, tired. shrunken (noun)
withered, lean, decreased, reduced, shrunk, shrivelled, contracted, wizen, thin, wizened, shriveled.
withdrawn (noun)
wrinkled, dry.

Other synonyms:

skeletal, drawn. wasted, emaciated. gaunt, cadaverous. Other relevant words:
slight, wasted, discreet, dry, gaunt, skeletal, thin, midget, shrunk, tired, lean, small, drawn, little, wizen, minuscule, tiny, shriveled, skin and bones, better, emaciated, withered, minute, wizened, wrinkled, microscopic, cadaverous, shrivelled, diminutive.

Usage examples for shrunken

  1. The dead man lay very straight beneath the sheet, his fleshy body shrunken after its struggle to its bony stature. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. It was soiled and shrunken with its wetting, and the clasp had flecks of rust upon it. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  3. In silence Hannah resumed her shrunken duties, and when these were finished sat awhile, before going to bed, her hands lying listless in her lap. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009