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See definition of wilting on Dictionary.com
  • as indroopy
  • as inseedy
  • as inwithering

synonyms for wilting

  • bent
  • drooping
  • flabby
  • floppy
  • languid
  • languorous
  • lassitudinous
  • pendulous
  • sagging
  • saggy
  • slouchy
  • stooped
  • decaying
  • drooping
  • fading
  • shrinking

antonyms for wilting

MOST RELEVANT
  • full
  • inflated
  • raised
  • clean
  • good
  • neat
  • nice
  • respectable
  • luxurious
  • posh
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    How to use wilting in a sentence

    I freed my bouquet, now wilted, lashed my kayak to the float, and climbed up slippery pink granite to the trail.
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    "I do not know," she answered wearily, and her whole form wilting she looked away from him.
    THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
    The rising sun was a very cheerful sight, but as our road lay up a long ascent, we soon felt its wilting effects.
    SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
    She shrank from him, wilting with shame, her eyes frozen in her face; but he was inexorable.
    POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
    She felt as if the very roots of her spirit had been torn up and lay wilting and shrivelling in the cold light of her reason.
    THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
    Thomas still maintained his control, although cold perspiration was wilting his highly polished collar.
    LIGHTNIN'FRANK BACON
    A need of drainage is indicated by the curling and wilting of the leaves of corn and other crops during dry, hot weather.
    THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
    The spectacle of the faces wilting into maudlin abstractions under the caress of the music brought a grin to him.
    ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
    Here "cat" and "one old cat" render bearable many a wilting hour for the little urchins.
    THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
    The atmosphere was heavy with the smell of gas, of plush upholstery, of wilting bouquets and of sachet.
    VANDOVER AND THE BRUTEFRANK NORRIS
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    WORDS RELATED TO WILTING

    • bent
    • drooping
    • flabby
    • floppy
    • languid
    • languorous
    • lassitudinous
    • pendulous
    • sagging
    • saggy
    • slouchy
    • stooped
    • wilting
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.