wizen

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wiz·en

 (wĭz′ən)
v. wiz·ened, wiz·en·ing, wiz·ens
v.intr.
To dry up; wither or shrivel.
v.tr.
To cause to wither, shrivel, or dry up.
adj.
Shriveled or dried up; withered: "There would be a day when his face would be wrinkled and wizen" (Oscar Wilde).

[Middle English wisenen, from Old English wisnian.]
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wizen

(ˈwɪzən)
vb
to make or become shrivelled
adj
a variant of wizened
[Old English wisnian; related to Old Norse visna, Old High German wesanēn]

wizen

(ˈwiːzən)
n
an archaic word for weasand
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wiz•en

(ˈwɪz ən, ˈwi zən)

v.t.
1. to wither; shrivel.
adj.
2. wizened.
[before 900; Middle English wisenen, Old English wisnian, c. Old High German wesanēn, Old Norse visna to wither]
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wizen


Past participle: wizened
Gerund: wizening

Imperative
wizen
wizen
Present
I wizen
you wizen
he/she/it wizens
we wizen
you wizen
they wizen
Preterite
I wizened
you wizened
he/she/it wizened
we wizened
you wizened
they wizened
Present Continuous
I am wizening
you are wizening
he/she/it is wizening
we are wizening
you are wizening
they are wizening
Present Perfect
I have wizened
you have wizened
he/she/it has wizened
we have wizened
you have wizened
they have wizened
Past Continuous
I was wizening
you were wizening
he/she/it was wizening
we were wizening
you were wizening
they were wizening
Past Perfect
I had wizened
you had wizened
he/she/it had wizened
we had wizened
you had wizened
they had wizened
Future
I will wizen
you will wizen
he/she/it will wizen
we will wizen
you will wizen
they will wizen
Future Perfect
I will have wizened
you will have wizened
he/she/it will have wizened
we will have wizened
you will have wizened
they will have wizened
Future Continuous
I will be wizening
you will be wizening
he/she/it will be wizening
we will be wizening
you will be wizening
they will be wizening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wizening
you have been wizening
he/she/it has been wizening
we have been wizening
you have been wizening
they have been wizening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wizening
you will have been wizening
he/she/it will have been wizening
we will have been wizening
you will have been wizening
they will have been wizening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wizening
you had been wizening
he/she/it had been wizening
we had been wizening
you had been wizening
they had been wizening
Conditional
I would wizen
you would wizen
he/she/it would wizen
we would wizen
you would wizen
they would wizen
Past Conditional
I would have wizened
you would have wizened
he/she/it would have wizened
we would have wizened
you would have wizened
they would have wizened
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wizen - lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
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wizen

verb
To make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture:
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