Definition of withdrawn in English:

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withdrawn

Pronunciation: /wiT͟Hˈdrôn/
Pronunciation: /wiTHˈdrôn/
past participle of withdraw.

adjective

Not wanting to communicate with other people: a disorder characterized by withdrawn and fearful behavior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  • The child becomes withdrawn or aggressive, a major swing from what they were previously.
  • Neglected children may be very withdrawn or very aggressive, and can develop health problems or have difficulty coping in school.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as upbeat and sociable or strong and courageous were more likely to be admitted than patients described as sad and withdrawn or anxious and discouraged.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Words that rhyme with withdrawn

adorn, born, borne, bourn, Braun, brawn, corn, dawn, drawn, faun, fawn, forborne, forewarn, forlorn, freeborn, lawn, lorn, morn, mourn, newborn, Norn, outworn, pawn, prawn, Quorn, sawn, scorn, Sean, shorn, spawn, suborn, sworn, thorn, thrawn, torn, Vaughan, warn, worn, yawn

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Syllabification: with·drawn

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