shorn

shorn
Synonyms and related words:
abated, ablated, attenuated, bated, belittled, bereaved, bereaved of, bereft, consumed, contracted, curtailed, cut off, decreased, deflated, denuded, deprived of, diminished, dissipated, divested, dropped, eroded, fallen, lacking, less, lesser, lower, lowered, miniaturized, minus, out of, parted from, reduced, retrenched, robbed of, scaled-down, shorn of, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, smaller, stripped of, wanting, watered-down, weakened, worn

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  • Shorn — Shorn, p. p. of {Shear}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shorn — [shôrn] vt., vi. alt. pp. of SHEAR …   English World dictionary

  • shorn — [ʃo:n US ʃo:rn] the past participle of ↑shear …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shorn — a past participle of shear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shorn — shaven, pp. of SHEAR (Cf. shear) (q.v.), from O.E. scoren …   Etymology dictionary

  • shorn — [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] 1) ADJ If grass or hair is shorn, it has been cut very short. [LITERARY] ...his shorn hair. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ of n If a person or thing is shorn of something that was an important part of them, it has been removed from them.… …   English dictionary

  • Shorn — Shear Shear (sh[=e]r), v. t. [imp. {Sheared}or {Shore};p. p. {Sheared} or {Shorn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shearing}.] [OE. sheren, scheren, to shear, cut, shave, AS. sceran, scieran, scyran; akin to D. & G. scheren, Icel. skera, Dan. ski?re, Gr. ???.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shorn — un·shorn; shorn; …   English syllables

  • shorn — See: GOD TEMPERS THE WIND TO THE SHORN LAMB …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shorn — See: GOD TEMPERS THE WIND TO THE SHORN LAMB …   Dictionary of American idioms

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