Synonyms of 'wither'
Farmers have watched their crops wither because of the drought.
The roses wilted the day after she bought them.
Her father's health has declined significantly in recent months.
The work ethic in this country has decayed over the past 30 years.
The rubber lining had perished.
He continues to languish in prison.
Support for him is beginning to droop amongst voters.
His leg muscles had withered from lack of use.
His dream of being a famous footballer withered and died.
Mary withered me with a glance.
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If a muscle or other part of the body atrophies, it decreases in size or strength, often as a result of an illness.
His muscle atrophied, and he was left lame.
Thesaurus for wither from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone or something withers , they become very weak .