Synonyms of atrophy in English:

atrophy


See definition of atrophy

verb

1‘the body parts which are no longer required gradually atrophy’

SYNONYMS
waste away, waste, become emaciated, wither, shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, become shrunken, dry up, decay, wilt
decline, deteriorate, degenerate, grow weak, weaken, become debilitated, become enfeebled
ANTONYMS

strengthen

2‘in the final few days, the Labour campaign atrophied’

SYNONYMS
peter out, taper off, tail off, dwindle, deteriorate, decline, wane, fade, fade away, fade out, give in, give up, give way, crumble, disintegrate, collapse, slump, go downhill, draw to a close, subside
be neglected, be abandoned, be disregarded, be forgotten
ANTONYMS

flourish


noun

1‘they located the gene that causes muscular atrophy’

SYNONYMS
wasting, wasting away, emaciation, withering, shrivelling, shrivelling up, shrinking, drying up, wilting, decaying, decay
declining, deteriorating, deterioration, degenerating, degeneration, weakening, debilitation, enfeeblement
ANTONYMS

strengthening