Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

atrophy

see definition of atrophy
  • nounwasting away, disintegration
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for atrophy

noun wasting away, disintegration
  • degeneration
  • decline
  • degeneracy
  • deterioration
  • diminution
  • downfall
  • downgrade

Antonyms for atrophy

  • ascent
  • betterment
  • development
  • improvement
  • increase
  • rise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to atrophy

decay

noun. breaking down, collapse

decay

verb. deteriorate, crumble

degeneracy

noun. decay, deterioration

deterioration

noun. decay, degeneration

downfall

noun. disgrace, ruin

emaciation

noun. gauntness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT