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Definition of Shrunken

Shrunken
Shrink Shrink, v. i. [imp. Shrankor Shrunkp. p. Shrunk or Shrunken, but the latter is now seldom used except as a participial adjective; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrinking.] [OE. shrinken, schrinken, AS. scrincan; akin to OD. schrincken, and probably to Sw. skrynka a wrinkle, skrynkla to wrinkle, to rumple, and E. shrimp, n. & v., scrimp. CF. Shrimp.] 1. To wrinkle, bend, or curl; to shrivel; hence, to contract into a less extent or compass; to gather together; to become compacted. And on a broken reed he still did stay His feeble steps, which shrunk when hard thereon he lay. --Spenser. I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes, will shrink or draw into less room. --Bacon. Against this fire do I shrink up. --Shak. And shrink like parchment in consuming fire. --Dryden. All the boards did shrink. --Coleridge. 2. To withdraw or retire, as from danger; to decline action from fear; to recoil, as in fear, horror, or distress. What happier natures shrink at with affright, The hard inhabitant contends is right. --Pope. They assisted us against the Thebans when you shrank from the task. --Jowett (Thucyd.) 3. To express fear, horror, or pain by contracting the body, or part of it; to shudder; to quake. [R.] --Shak.
Shrunken
Shrunken Shrunk"en, p. p. & a. from Shrink.

Meaning of Shrunken from wikipedia

- A shrunken head is a severed and specially prepared human head that is used for trophy, ritual, or trade purposes. Headhunting has occurred in many regions...
- Shrink may refer to: Miniaturization Shrink, a slang term for a psychiatrist Shrink (album), album by German indie rock/electronica group The Notwist Shrink...
- Shrunken Heads may refer to: Shrunken Heads (film), a 1994 film directed by Richard Elfman Shrunken Heads (album), a 2007 album by Ian Hunter...
- Shrunken Heads is a 1994 American horror film directed by Richard Elfman and written by Matthew Bright. It is Full Moon Entertainment's first North American...
- A shrunken lake is a still extant natural lake that has permanently shrunk considerably in size over time, possibly to the point where it has divided into...
- Pre-Hispanic shrunken head of the Shuars (Jivaroan peoples)....
- remaining sections filled with digital models. The lifeboats and funnels were shrunken by ten percent. The boat deck and A-deck were working sets, but the rest...
- October 26, 2016 (2016-10-26) Parodying the 1989 film of the same name, a shrunken Morty has fallen into a bowl of milk and cereal. Morty screams at Rick...
- techniques to change perceptions of human sizes. The earliest film to have a shrunken person was a 1901 short The Dwarf and the Giant by Georges Méliès in which...
- Shrunken Heads is the eleventh solo album of British singer-songwriter Ian Hunter and his first since 2001's critically acclaimed Rant. A bonus CD containing...
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