mustia is the feminine form of mustio.
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mustio
adjective
1. (limp) 
a. withered 
Había un florero con claveles mustios en la repisa de la chimenea.A vase of withered carnations stood on the mantelpiece.
b. wilted 
Hace dos semanas que no riego la planta y por eso está mustia.I haven't watered the plant for two weeks so it's wilted.
2. (sad) 
a. down (colloquial) 
Si estás mustio, ponte música alegre y verás como te animas.If you're feeling down, play happy music and you'll soon cheer up.
b. gloomy 
Cuando estaba mustia se quedaba horas mirando al vacío.When she was feeling gloomy she would stare into space for hours.
3. (washed-out) 
a. faded 
La seda de esta falda está mustia porque lleva años guardada en ese armario.The silk of this skirt is faded because it's been in that closet for years.
4. (hypocritical) (Mexico) 
a. two-faced (colloquial) 
Yo trabajaba en una oficina llena de gente mustia que hablaba de mí a mis espaldas.I worked in an office full of two-faced people who talked about me behind my back.
mustio
adjective
1. (flor, planta) 
a. withered, wilted 
2. (persona) 
a. down, gloomy 
mustio
adjective
1 [+planta] withered; [+lechuga] limp
2 [+tela, bandera] faded
3 [+persona] depressed; gloomy
4 (México) (hipócrita) hypocritical
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