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Meaning of "wizened" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WIZENED

wizened  [ˈwɪzənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WIZENED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wizened is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WIZENED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wizened in the English dictionary

The definition of wizened in the dictionary is shrivelled, wrinkled, or dried up, esp with age.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WIZENED


bartizaned
ˈbɑːtɪzənd
diamond
ˈdaɪəmənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
husband
ˈhʌzbənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
legend
ˈlɛdʒənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
reasoned
ˈriːzənd
seasoned
ˈsiːzənd
second
ˈsɛkənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
thousand
ˈθaʊzənd
unimprisoned
ˌʌnɪmˈprɪzənd
unseasoned
ʌnˈsiːzənd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
weasand
ˈwiːzənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WIZENED

wittily
wittiness
witting
wittingly
wittol
wittolly
witty
witwall
witwanton
Witwatersrand
wive
wivern
wives
wiz
wiz kid
wizard
wizardly
wizardry
wizen
wk

WORDS THAT END LIKE WIZENED

battle hardened
blackened
burdened
darkened
disheartened
enlightened
frightened
hardened
heightened
overburdened
stiffened
straitened
the heavens opened
threatened
unawakened
unenlightened
unleavened
unopened
unsharpened
unsweetened

Synonyms and antonyms of wizened in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WIZENED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wizened» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wizened

Translation of «wizened» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WIZENED

Find out the translation of wizened to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wizened from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wizened» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

干瘪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

marchito
570 millions of speakers

English

wizened
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wizened
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ذابل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

высохший
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encarquilhado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশীর্ণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ratatiné
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wizened
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wizened
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しわくちゃの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시드는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wizened
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dăn deo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுருங்கிப் போன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Wizened
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pörsümüş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avvizzito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pomarszczony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

висохлий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zbârcit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

wizened
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verskrompelde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skrumpen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

innskrumpede
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wizened

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WIZENED»

The term «wizened» is regularly used and occupies the 58.069 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WIZENED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wizened

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WIZENED»

Discover the use of wizened in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wizened and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Turiya: A Collection of Wordizms
A Collection of Wordizms Kendra Wisdom Durand. The Wizened Hag's line was dark as night and at one time all of them on down the line to the itty bitty babies up to the grown adults had jerri curls placed in their heads to create the wave that  ...
Kendra Wisdom Durand, 2008
2
Insomnium:
The Wizened rose to his feet and pointed his staff. Red electricity surged from its head and hit Nel. Every muscle in his body locked up, and he gasped for breath. “ What areyou doingto him?” Drogl demanded. Nel grimaced throughthe pain.
Zachary Bonelli, 2014
3
Conflicting Stories
She is called simply "the Wizened One," or "the Mistress of the Cards."'4 This seer knows what Manuela wants even before the girl can tell her. Shuffling the mysterious cards "in her long grimy talons," she discloses that Manuela' s lover was ...
Elizabeth Ammons
4
The Borders of Community: Looking at the Roles of Talk in ...
Manuela, however, seeks help from a more representative figure of the New Orleans community by consulting the Wizened One. Elizabeth Ammons describes the Wizened One as an "ancient female figure [who] deliberately confuses ...
Barbara J. Kilgust, 2008
5
Survey English Dialects
Eng. => creases, crease up, crimple, crinkle, crinkle up, frizzle up, furrow, get dwindled, get shivelly, get withered, get wrinkled, get wrinkly, go dry-wizened, go dry-wizzened => dry-wizened, go wizened, go wizzened => wizened, go wrinkly,  ...
Michael V. Barry, 2013
6
Survey of English Dialects: The Dictionary and Grammar
Eng. =» creases, crease up, crimple, crinkle, crinkle up, frizzle up, furrow, get dwindled, get shivclly, get withered, get wrinkled, get wrinkly, go dry-wizened, go dry-wizzened => dry-wizened, go wizened, go wizzened => wizened, go wrinkly,  ...
Clive Upton, David Parry, John David Allison Widdowson, 1994
7
African Spirituality in Black Women's Fiction: Threaded ...
Manuela goes to a soothsayer, “a little wizened yellow woman,” to counter the designs of her female rival, the “blonde and petite” Claralie (8, 5). Dunbar- Nelson's identification of the soothsayer as a yellow woman is not insignificant: her ...
Elizabeth J. West, 2012
8
Moon Child
A wizened little man shouted. The others quieted, waiting for the Shaman's response. “He is entitled to his defence!” Hiam was shocked. “He will not allow others to speak,” the wizened little man insisted. “Once he is awake, he will not allow ...
Simone Maroney, 2005
9
The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete ...
The voiced th is resonant; the voiceless th is lispy and weak, wizened WIZ'nd ( WIZ- as in wizard). Wizened rhymes with risen + d. The participial adjective wizened was created in the early 1500s from one of the oldest words in English, the verb ...
Charles Harrington Elster, 2006
10
Shakespere and Chaucer
1. mates, omitted as not used, and 4. wizened, (shr-) correctly pro- Mr. "Wright could not think of the nounced. proper substitute. 5. ken, more used than know. 2. way, this word is in Hexham used for road. Notes to No. 8, Hexham 2 dt., pp. 654  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WIZENED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wizened is used in the context of the following news items.
1
George Ezra brings wizened voice, youthful wit to House of Blues
For the uninitiated, when George Ezra opens his mouth, he must sound like he's singing on the wrong record speed. Out comes this resonant baritone that ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
2
Facebook turns to wizened old C++ to power new photo-sharing app
Sometimes the best tool for the job is the oldest one in the toolshed. For its new Moments photo-sharing application, Facebook eschewed the crop of currently ... «Computerworld, Jun 15»
3
Money for old folk
WHEN it comes to the economic impact of demography, Japan is the wizened canary in the world's coal mine. It has become older faster than any other big ... «The Economist, May 15»
4
Oops -- Santa Fe mayor refers to baby boomers as shriveled in op-ed
"We're building a system of support that will be a foundation for both the millennial with years of discovery ahead and the wizened boomer with years of earned ... «Santa Fe New Mexican, Apr 15»
5
Brock Lesnar Is A 'Wizened Caveman,' Will Retire From UFC And …
The members of the UFC Heavyweight division are going to sleep well tonight. Brock Lesnar is not coming back. The WWE and UFC star said he's “closing the ... «SportsGrid, Mar 15»
6
An interview with TED speaker Adora Svitak
While even she describes her perception of wisdom as “a wizened old sage with a beard flowing down to his feet,” Adora has spoken, at numerous events, of the ... «Daily Californian, Mar 15»
7
Vandals take down Sacramento State
MOSCOW, Idaho - They're not wizened old men yet but the Idaho Vandals took a huge step in maturity by wrapping up their Big Sky Conference homestand with ... «KREM.com, Feb 15»
8
Just Back: the two sides to Spain's economic recovery
We reach the village of Rascafria. It is not a whitewashed hamlet of Andalusia, bleached to an Englishman's dream with donkeys and wizened widows. Its streets ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»
9
Wizened marsupial, Adolf the Saint, rubbish Kris Welham and 10 …
Not bad from Gould, a bloke that looks like some kind of wizened marsupial. Cup for it: Leeds celebrate Challenge Cup success. 4) THE Challenge Cup will be ... «Mirror.co.uk, Sep 14»
10
Bent bureaucrats, 'fake dykes' and bad bakers — this week's theatre
His squashed eyes, shadowed jowls and mobile, rubbery lips give him the look of a wizened Victor Mature. And he knows how to get a great deal out of very little ... «Spectator.co.uk, Sep 14»

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