Synonyms

1. violet-flowered_petunia

noun. herb or small shrublet having solitary violet to rose-red flowers.

Synonyms

  • petunia

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Words that Rhyme with Shrinking Violet

  • islet

Example sentences of the word shrinking-violet


1. Noun Phrase
The Hackney pony is no shrinking violet.

2. Noun Phrase
No shrinking violet, the Parson Russell terrier has many great qualities.

3. Noun Phrase
Based on this cross, your Chorkie puppy is unlikely to be a shrinking violet.

4. Noun Phrase
It's no shrinking violet when it comes to design, either.

2. violet-flowered

adjective. having a violet color.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • violet-colored
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

3. reddish-violet

adjective. of violet tinged with red.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

4. violet-tinged

adjective. of something that is tinged with violet.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

5. violet-blue

adjective. of blue tinged with lavender.

Synonyms

  • lilac-blue

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

6. shrinking

noun. ['ˈʃrɪŋkɪŋ'] process or result of becoming less or smaller.

Synonyms

  • shrinkage
  • condensation
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • compression
  • drop-off

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate
  • lengthen

7. shrinking

noun. ['ˈʃrɪŋkɪŋ'] the act of becoming less.

Synonyms

  • miniaturization
  • decrease
  • miniaturisation
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • expansion
  • decompression
  • inflate
  • accelerate

8. violet

noun. ['ˈvaɪəlɪt'] a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum.

Synonyms

  • purple
  • reddish blue
  • indigo

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

Etymology

  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • viola (Latin)

9. violet

noun. ['ˈvaɪəlɪt'] any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers.

Synonyms

  • Viola conspersa
  • Viola rostrata
  • sweet white violet
  • two-eyed violet
  • tall white violet
  • heartsease
  • pale violet
  • American dog violet
  • English violet
  • Viola odorata
  • Viola ocellata
  • bird's-foot violet
  • white violet
  • hedge violet
  • Viola blanda
  • pansy violet
  • wood violet
  • Viola canadensis
  • long-spurred violet
  • Viola canina
  • woodland white violet
  • cream violet
  • Viola sylvatica
  • Johnny-jump-up
  • garden violet
  • Viola reichenbachiana
  • sweet violet
  • Canada violet
  • Viola pedata
  • downy yellow violet
  • Viola pubescens
  • viola
  • dog violet
  • heath violet
  • striped violet

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray
  • sooty-black
  • brown-gray

Etymology

  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • viola (Latin)

10. violet

adjective. ['ˈvaɪəlɪt'] of a color intermediate between red and blue.

Synonyms

  • purple
  • purplish

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • discolor
  • lowborn

Etymology

  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • viola (Latin)
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