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withdrawn

Syllabification: with·drawn
Pronunciation: /wiT͟Hˈdrôn
 
, wiTHˈdrôn
 
/

Definition of withdrawn in English:

past participle of withdraw.

adjective

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Not wanting to communicate with other people: a disorder characterized by withdrawn and fearful behavior
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  • The child becomes withdrawn or aggressive, a major swing from what they were previously.
  • Neglected children may be very withdrawn or very aggressive, and can develop health problems or have difficulty coping in school.
  • Patients described as upbeat and sociable or strong and courageous were more likely to be admitted than patients described as sad and withdrawn or anxious and discouraged.
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