Examples of withdrawn in a Sentence
He became more withdrawn after his brother's death.
She was withdrawn as a child but is now more outgoing.
Recent Examples of withdrawn from the Web
Other times, children and adolescents become withdrawn, socially isolated and may engage in self-injurious behaviors including cutting or burning.
In a statement, a Fox News spokeswoman said the network is working with its ad partners to address their concerns and noted that the withdrawn ads have been reassigned to other Fox News programs.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Costa Mesa, was expected to support the withdrawn proposal and has favored repeal of Obamacare.
Their finishing skills overlap in many ways, and Villa has at times drifted into the more withdrawn position that Lampard would be expected to occupy as an attacking midfielder.
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First Known Use of withdrawn
Synonymsbackward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, introverted, modest, recessive, retiring, self-effacing, sheepish, shy
Antonymsextroverted (also extraverted), immodest, outgoing
Related Wordsantisocial, lone, lone-wolf, unsociable, unsocial; awkward, embarrassed, self-conscious, unadventurous, unassertive, unenterprising; inhibited, reserved, uneasy, uptight
Near Antonymsboon, clubbable (also clubable), companionable, convivial, gregarious, sociable, social; bold, dashing, forceful; brash, forward, overbold, uninhibited, unreserved
WITHDRAWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of withdrawn for English Language Learners
: very quiet and usually shy : not talking much to other people
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