What is another word for dried up?

Pronunciation: [dɹˈa͡ɪd ˈʌp] (IPA)

Dried up is a word that describes something that has lost all its moisture. Some synonyms for the phrase dried up are withered, shriveled, dehydrated, desiccated, parched, and sere. Withered refers to something that has become dry and shriveled due to age or lack of moisture. Shrivel means to shrink and wrinkle due to dryness or loss of moisture. Dehydrated means to remove or lose water, resulting in dryness. Desiccated suggests something that has been thoroughly dried out to the point of becoming lifeless. Parched means extremely dry, and sere refers to something that is dry and withered due to prolonged heat or lack of moisture.

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What are the hypernyms for Dried up?

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

What are the opposite words for dried up?

The antonyms for the word "dried up" can be hydrated, moistened, saturated, soaked, drenched, or wet. Anything that signifies moisture and fluidity can be an opposite of the term "dried up". These terms demonstrate a state of wetness or dampness that is entirely opposite to the dried-up condition. The word hydrated suggests an abundance of water which can restore something to its youthful or original state. Similar to this word, moistened, soaked or drenched refer to an object that is entirely saturated with water or some other liquid. The term "saturated" implies something being filled to the brim with a liquid.

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Famous quotes with Dried up

  • I have seen one shrike occupy himself for hours in sticking up on thorns, a number of small fishes that the fishermen had thrown on the shore. The fishes dried up and decayed.
    John Bachman
  • From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
    Miguel de Cervantes
  • Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor.
    Elton Gallegly
  • Television has dried up for my generation, so it's plays and films.
    Michael Gambon
  • I haven't written anything in four years. I'm sort of dried up.
    Thom Gunn

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