What is another word for witherings?

82 synonyms found


[ wˈɪðəɹɪŋz], [ wˈɪðəɹɪŋz], [ w_ˈɪ_ð_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ_z]

How to use "Witherings" in context?

The word "wither" derives from the Anglo-Norman word "weter," meaning "to weak." Over time, the meaning of "wither" shifted from to "to cause to lose vigor or health." This meaning is reflected in phrases like "withers the plant" and "withers the heart.

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