Shrinking (not comparable)
- Possessing the property of reducing in size or significance.
- She's a shrinking violet, whenever people look at her she gets smaller.
- Present participle of shrink.
Adverbs for Shrinking
shyly; painfully; coldly; terribly; desperately; visibly; instinctively; pitiably; guiltily; pathetically; timidly; submissively; servilely; slavishly; basely; tragically; inwardly; noticeably; childishly; perceptibly; pitiably ; unaccountably; significantly.
Olympian, Sanforizing, aloof, aseptic, atrophy, attenuation, backward, bashful, bashfulness, blank, boggle, boggling, chilled, chilly, cold, compunction, constrained, consumption, cool, cowardly, declining, demur, demurral, demurring, detached, diffidence, diffident, diminishing, discreet, distant, drying, drying up, dwindling, dying, ebbing, emaceration, emaciation, expressionless, fading, falter, faltering, fearful, fearing, fearsome, forbidding, frigid, frosty, goosy, guarded, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitant, hesitating, hesitation, icy, impassive, impersonal, in fear, inaccessible, introverted, jumpy, modest, modesty, mousy, nervous, objection, offish, parching, pause, preshrinkage, protest, qualm, qualm of conscience, qualmish, qualmishness, quiet, rabbity, receding, recoil, remote, removed, repressed, reserved, restrained, reticent, retiring, retreating, scary, scruple, scrupulosity, scrupulous, scrupulousness, searing, shaky, shivery, shrinkage, shriveling, shy, shyness, sinking, skittery, skittish, squeamish, standoff, standoffish, startlish, stickling, subdued, suppressed, thinning, timid, timorous, trembling, tremulous, trepidant, trigger-happy, unaffable, unapproachable, uncongenial, undemonstrative, unexpansive, ungenial, waning, wasting, withdrawn, withering