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Definition of "etiolated" [etiolated]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of etiolate. (verb)
  • Blanched because of sunlight deprivation or excessive exposure to sunlight. (adjective)
  • Grown in the dark (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "etiolated" in a sentence
  • "Hardly the kind of etiolated artsy sort of thing you're complaining about."
  • "The pictures, dramatically arrayed on the walls according to their distance from Hiroshima's Ground Zero, show landscapes of burned-over rubble, concrete and steel buildings reduced to etiolated skeletons, and close-ups of flash burns and other interesting evidence of the awesome destructiveness of the bomb."
  • "It is a sign of the etiolated nature of the recovery that both options are currently "in play"."