Need another word that means the same as “withdrawn”? Find 5 synonyms and 30 related words for “withdrawn” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Withdrawn” are: indrawn, recluse, reclusive, introverted, unsociable
Withdrawn as an Adjective
Definitions of "Withdrawn" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “withdrawn” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Not wanting to communicate with other people.
- Tending to reserve or introspection.
- Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude.
Synonyms of "Withdrawn" as an adjective (5 Words)
|indrawn||(of breath) taken in.|
She heard the swift indrawn breath of surprise.
|introverted||(of a community, company, or other group) concerned principally with its own affairs; inward-looking or parochial.|
|recluse||Favouring a solitary life.|
|reclusive||Avoiding the company of other people; solitary.|
Sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree.
|unsociable||Not inclined to society or companionship.|
Usage Examples of "Withdrawn" as an adjective
- When her husband died she became very withdrawn.
Associations of "Withdrawn" (30 Words)
|antisocial||Relating to or having an antisocial personality disorder.|
He s not antisocial just shy.
|behaviour||Manner of acting or controlling yourself.|
The erratic behaviour of the old car.
|cagey||Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.|
A spokesman was cagey about the arrangements his company had struck.
|cloistered||Of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows.|
A cloistered upbringing.
|coy||Reluctant to give details about something regarded as sensitive.|
He is coy about his age.
|demure||(of clothing) giving a modest appearance.|
A demure knee length skirt.
Stood in the doorway diffident and abashed.
|hermit||A reclusive or solitary person.|
He introverted his feelings.
|introverted||Given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences.|
|passive||The passive voice.|
Passive sensors detect the emissions from enemy radar.
|psychopath||Someone with a sociopathic personality a person with an antisocial personality disorder psychopath was once widely used but has now been superseded by sociopath.|
Playground psychopaths will gather around a fight to encourage the combatants.
|quiet||With little or no activity or no agitation quiet is a nonstandard variant for quietly.|
The rock star was quietly led out the back door.
|recluse||Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude.|
He s a bit of a recluse.
|reclusive||Providing privacy or seclusion.|
He led a reclusive life.
|reserved||Marked by self-restraint and reticence-Victoria Sackville-West.|
He is a reserved almost taciturn man.
|restrained||Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes.|
The drawings with their restrained colours give a feeling of peace and contemplation.
|reticent||Cool and formal in manner.|
She was extremely reticent about her personal affairs.
|retiring||Shy and fond of being on one’s own.|
A shy retiring girl.
|secluded||Hidden from general view or use.|
A secluded romantic spot.
Shy of strangers.
|silent||Having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility.|
A silent h.
|solitary||(of a flower or other part) borne singly.|
A solitary speck in the sky.
|taciturn||(of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.|
After such gatherings she would be taciturn and morose.
|troglodyte||(especially in prehistoric times) a person who lived in a cave.|
|unassertive||(of a person) not having or showing a confident and forceful personality.|
A shy unassertive person.
|uncommunicative||Not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions.|
The uncommunicative Emily disappeared.
|unfriendly||Very unfavorable to life or growth.|
An unfriendly act of aggression.
|unsociable||Not conducive to friendly social relations.|
Generally unsociable except with intimate friends.
|unsocial||Not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions.|
The unsocial behaviour of young teenagers.