Synonyms of desiccated


1. dehydrate, desiccate, preserve, keep

usage: preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"

2. dehydrate, desiccate, dry, dry out

usage: remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"

3. exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccate, dry, dry out

usage: lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"


1. desiccated, dried-out, dry (vs. wet)

usage: thoroughly dried out; "old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars"; "dried-out boards beginning to split"

2. dried, dehydrated, desiccated, preserved (vs. fresh)

usage: preserved by removing natural moisture; "dried beef"; "dried fruit"; "dehydrated eggs"; "shredded and desiccated coconut meat"

3. arid, desiccate, desiccated, dull (vs. lively)

usage: lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

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Definition and meaning of desiccated (Dictionary)