Examples of withdrawn in a Sentence
He became more withdrawn after his brother's death.
She was withdrawn as a child but is now more outgoing.
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In a more withdrawn role, De Bruyne has controlled the tempo of the game from a deeper position and has used his brilliant repertoire to keep City moving forward.
At this point in his tenure, former President Barack Obama had seen eleven withdrawn nominations, too.
The front-runner then did damage from a more withdrawn position, as his vision and subtle switches in the point of attack freed Adams for the cross to Kljestan and then Royer for the 70th-minute play that resulted in New York’s third goal.
But, while some Guanyins from this period can appear somewhat withdrawn or otherworldly, this one is anything but.
The withdrawn charges are not the same as an acquittal.
Word of the withdrawn sale came as President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were in New York for the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Costa Mesa, was expected to support the withdrawn proposal and has favored repeal of Obamacare.
Other times, children and adolescents become withdrawn, socially isolated and may engage in self-injurious behaviors including cutting or burning.
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First Known Use of withdrawn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
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