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He looked skinny, his head shorn, a broad smile framed by a prison-issue hat.

From Time

Birch, shorn of their leaves, receive sugars and carbon from evergreens.

Last valued at $20 billion in 2015, its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission have shorn down that valuation.

From Fortune

These are, of course, the very values he had pre-emptively shorn in his initial piece.

Even shorn of all that gratuitous nudity, though, Drive He Said would be far from a masterpiece.

The facades of two six-story buildings have been shorn off, allowing a glimpse into wrecked apartments.

Shorn of the details Romney seldom discusses, his drumbeat appeal is simple.

The promise of “otherness” and change that had made Obama so sexy to so many stands shorn of its magic.

The old dining-hall had shared in the general decay, and been shorn of all its ancient honours.

How will he feel now he realizes he is shorn of his direct power to help us through these dark and dreadful Straits?

In this city he encountered his former ranking officer, shorn of all his possessions, and just emerging from an insane asylum.

The ceremony was shorn of the grotesque pageantry of chivalric times, and was confined to the interior of the abbey.

The grief and misfortune which had shorn some of his radiance had given a more human spell to what remained.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shorn, such as: bald, exposed, naked, uncovered, denuded, and disrobed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.