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wizened

[ wiz-uhnd; wee-zuhnd ]
/ ˈwɪz ənd; ˈwi zənd /
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adjective

withered; shriveled: a wizened old man; wizened features.

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Origin of wizened

First recorded in 1505–15; wizen + -ed2
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wizened

wizen

/ (ˈwɪzənd) /

adjective

shrivelled, wrinkled, or dried up, esp with age
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