2. (literary) (to become weak)
a. to fade away
Después del incidente noté que algo se había quebrantado en Sandra. Se aisló del mundo y se marchitó.After that incident I noticed that something in Sandra had been destroyed. She cut herself off from the world and faded away.
b. to languish
Marina dejó de comer y empezó a marchitarse por la falta de alimento.Marina stopped eating and began to languish for lack of food.
3. (to die away)
a. to fade (hopes, beauty, youth)
La salud de mi abuelo comenzó a marchitarse cuando su esposa murió.My grandfather's health started to fade when his wife died.
1. (también fig)pronominal verb
a. to wither
a. to fade, to wither
a. to languish, to fade away
Verb Conjugations for marchitar
Present Participle: marchitando
Past Participle: marchitado
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