What is another word for crumpled?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈʌmpə͡ld] (IPA)

The word "crumpled" refers to something that has been wrinkled, crushed, or twisted. There are several synonyms for this word that can be used to describe the same thing in different ways. Some common synonyms for "crumpled" include smashed, rumpled, crinkled, creased, and wrinkled. These words can be used to describe a piece of paper that has been torn or folded, a garment that has been balled up or twisted, or even a person's face that appears tired or worried. By using different synonyms for "crumpled," writers can add variety and interest to their descriptions.

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What are the hypernyms for Crumpled?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for crumpled?

The antonyms for the word "crumpled" are straight, smooth, flat, unblemished, and uncreased. These words can be applied to a variety of surfaces, such as paper, fabric, or even a person's appearance. For example, a freshly ironed shirt could be described as smooth and uncreased, while a pristine sheet of paper may be called flat and unblemished. These antonyms convey a sense of order, neatness, and cleanliness, which are the opposite of the messy, wrinkled appearance of something that has been crumpled. By using these antonyms, one can create a stark contrast between disorder and tidiness, highlighting the importance of maintaining a neat and organized environment.

What are the antonyms for Crumpled?

Usage examples for Crumpled

But Betty lay in his arms, a little crumpled wisp of sorrow, white and still.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
It was a short poem, hastily written with lead pencil, and much crumpled and worn, as if it had been carried about.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
It was probably not often that Hutton was disconcerted, but Nasmyth saw his fingers close sharply on his cigar, which crumpled under them, and that appeared significant to him.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Crumpled

  • And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.
    Algernon H. Blackwood
  • There was a moth in there, and it still had its wings crumpled up, and it was just starting to pump its wings up. Life continues in lots of places, and life is a magical thing.
    Laurel Clark
  • "I'm no gaun to let naebody see the letter," sobbed the boy, "till I gie't to Mr. Lovel, for I am a faithfu' servant o' the office—if it werena for the powny." "Very right, my little man," said Ochiltree, turning the reluctant pony's head towards Monkbarns; "but we'll guide him atween us." … [They met Lovel on the way,] and Davie, who insisted upon a literal execution of his commission by going on to Monkbarns, was with difficulty prevailed upon to surrender the packet to its proper owner, although he met him a mile nearer than the place he had been directed to. "But my minnie said, I maun be sure to get twenty shillings and five shillings for the postage, and ten shillings and sixpence for the express—there's the paper." "Let me see—let me see," said Oldbuck, putting on his spectacles, and examining the crumpled copy of regulations to which Davie appealed. "Express, per man and horse, one day, not to exceed ten shillings and sixpence. One day? why, it's not an hour—Man and horse? why, 'tis a monkey on a starved cat!"
    Walter Scott
  • On the carpet lay a pattern of markers, pebbles, an iron ring — junk. A random pattern. A crumpled sheet of paper blew towards Paradine. He picked it up automatically.
    Lewis Padgett
  • The place, with its gray sky and withered garlands, its bared spaces and scattered dead leaves, was like a theater after the performance — all strewn with crumpled playbills.
    Henry James

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