HyperDic: desiccated

English > 3 senses of the word desiccated:
ADJECTIVEalldesiccated, dried-outthoroughly dried ... / dried out
alldesiccated, dried, dehydratedpreserved by removing natural moisture
alldesiccated, arid, desiccatelacking vitality or spirit
desiccated > pronunciation
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > desiccated: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThoroughly dried ... / dried out.
Example"old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars"
BroaderdryFree from liquid / liquid or moisture
Spanishdesecado, deshidratado
English > desiccated: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpreserved by removing natural moisture.
Example "shredded and desiccated coconut meat"
Synonymsdried, dehydrated
Broaderpreservedprevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
Spanishpaso, seco
Catalansec, secalló
English > desiccated: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking vitality or spirit; lifeless.
Example "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
Synonymsarid, desiccate
Broaderdulllacking in liveliness or animation

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