Complete Definition of "withering"

English

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Tending to destroy, devastate, overwhelm or cause complete destruction.

#:The D-Day troops came under withering fire.

  1. diminishing|Diminishing rapidly.

#:The playboy seemed oblivious to his withering fortune as he continued in his decadent lifestyle.

  1. Tending to make someone feel small.

#:Jane's mother in law gave her a withering look.
#:He made withering remarks about his adversary.

Translations
trans-top|tending to destroy, devastate, overwhelm or cause complete destruction
Finnish: musertava, murskaava
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trans-top|diminishing rapidly
Finnish: kuihtuva
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trans-top|tending to make someone feel small
Finnish: vähättelevä
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Verb
withering

  1. present participle of|wither

io:withering
ru:withering
vi:withering
zh:withering

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