Synonyms and Antonyms of wither

  1. 1 to lose liveliness, force, or freshness shortly after the moon landing, interest in the space program withered the old man seemed to wither suddenly upon turning 80 Synonyms dry, wilt Related Words mummify, shrivel, wizen; decline, fade, wane; decrease, diminish, lessen Near Antonyms freshen, revive; bloom, flourish, prosper, thrive; develop, grow, increase, wax; crest, peak, surge

  2. 2 to lose bodily strength or vigor if he's left on his own, he'll just wither and die Synonyms decay, droop, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, weakenRelated Words break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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