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indrawn

[in-drawn] /ˈɪnˌdrɔn/
adjective
1.
reserved; introspective:
a quiet, indrawn man.
2.
made with the breath drawn in:
an indrawn sigh.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; in-1 + drawn
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British Dictionary definitions for in drawn

indrawn

/ˌɪnˈdrɔːn/
adjective
1.
drawn or pulled in
2.
inward-looking or introspective
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Word Origin and History for in drawn

indrawn

adj.

also in-drawn, 1751, from in (adv.) + past tense of draw (v.). Middle English had indrawing "action of drawing in" (late 14c.). The plain verb indraw is rare, late 19c., and might be a back-formation.

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