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withdrawn

adjective with·drawn \with-ˈdrn, with-\

: very quiet and usually shy : not talking much to other people

Full Definition of WITHDRAWN

1
:  removed from immediate contact or easy approach :  isolated
2
:  socially detached and unresponsive :  exhibiting withdrawal :  introverted <a shy and withdrawn child>
with·drawn·ness \-ˈdrn-nəs\ noun

Examples of WITHDRAWN

  1. He became more withdrawn after his brother's death.
  2. She was withdrawn as a child but is now more outgoing.

First Known Use of WITHDRAWN

1615

withdrawn

adjective with·drawn \with-ˈdrn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WITHDRAWN

:  socially detached and unresponsive :  exhibiting withdrawal :  introverted

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