Related formsnon·at·ro·phied, adjectiveun·at·ro·phied, adjective
Definition for atrophied (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), at·ro·phied, at·ro·phy·ing.
Origin of atrophy
Related formsa·troph·ic [uh-trof-ik, uh-troh-fik] /əˈtrɒf ɪk, əˈtroʊ fɪk/, adjectivenon·a·troph·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for atrophied
Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That appears, at best, to be feeble, at worst to have atrophied altogether.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea|Bruce Riedel|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most pythons have atrophied useless pelvises floating inside their abdomens, not connected to anything.The Crazy Way Creationists Try To Explain Human Tails Without Evolution|Karl W. Giberson|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Restoring the atrophied Israeli Zionist left is the only way to ensure movement on the peace process.
The problem is that the physical part of the art of flying has atrophied.
Some of his mental faculties have become stunted and atrophied through lack of exercise.What Is and What Might Be|Edmond Holmes
If her heart had not been atrophied she would have loved the boy whom she always treated with motherly gentleness.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
We all know the civilised, the industrial eye--how atrophied, how small and formless and expressionless it has become.Alone|Norman Douglas
The operation is as follows: Suppose that the atrophied arm is the left one.
But now a wasted brain; squandered, atrophied, gone soft with disuse.Dangerous Ages|Rose Macaulay