withdrawn

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adjective with·drawn \with-ˈdrȯn, with-\

Definition of withdrawn

  1. 1 :  removed from immediate contact or easy approach :  isolated

  2. 2 :  socially detached and unresponsive :  exhibiting withdrawal :  introverted a shy and withdrawn child

withdrawnness

play \with-ˈdrȯn-nəs, with-\ noun

Examples of withdrawn in a sentence

  1. He became more withdrawn after his brother's death.

  2. She was withdrawn as a child but is now more outgoing.

1615

First Known Use of withdrawn

1615


WITHDRAWN Defined for English Language Learners

withdrawn

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adjective with·drawn \with-ˈdrȯn, with-\

Definition of withdrawn for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

withdrawn

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adjective with·drawn \with-ˈdrȯn\

Medical Definition of withdrawn

  1. :  socially detached and unresponsive :  exhibiting withdrawal :  introverted



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