withdrawn

adjective with·drawn \ wit͟h-ˈdrȯn , with- \
Updated on: 2 Mar 2018

Definition of withdrawn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  • a shy and withdrawn child

withdrawnness

play \wit͟h-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Examples of withdrawn in a Sentence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 He became more withdrawn after his brother's death.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 She was withdrawn as a child but is now more outgoing.

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First Known Use of withdrawn

1615

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of withdrawn for English Language Learners

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


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withdrawn

adjective with·drawn \ wit͟h-ˈdrȯn \

medical Definition of withdrawn

: socially detached and unresponsive : exhibiting withdrawal : introverted


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