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wilt

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Alteration of welk, itself from Middle English welken, presumed from Middle Dutch.

Noun

Singular
wilt

Plural
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wilt ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of wilting or the state of being wilted.
  2. Any of various plant diseases characterized by wilting.
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Verb

Infinitive
to wilt

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to wilt (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To droop or become limp and flaccid (as a dying leaf or flower).
  2. (intransitive) To fatigue; to lose strength.
  3. (transitive) To cause to droop or become limp and flaccid (as a flower).
  4. (transitive) To cause to fatigue; to exhaust.
Translations

Etymology 2

Verb

wilt

  1. (archaic) Second-person singular present tense of will.

Dutch

Pronunciation

Homophones

Verb

wilt

  1. Imperative of willen.
  2. Non-preferential weak alternative forms of the 2nd and 3rd-person singular present of the strong verb willen.

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