abatement[ uh-beyt-muhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF abatement
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABATEMENT
The graciousness of her manner, however, underwent no abatement.
And yet what security is afforded by a present abatement of the visitation?
"Not at all," said Lady Wolfer, with no abatement of her good humor.
Mendel himself led them on with an ardor that knew no abatement.
It did not appear that there was any abatement of the storm in five minutes, nor in a quarter of an hour.
"Man," she answered, "I jest not; there is no abatement," and she replaced the pearls in her garments.
Yet this was but a change, not an abatement, in the activity of his mind.
Hour after hour passed by, and still there was no abatement of the storm.
The gale showed no signs of abatement, while the sea had continued to increase.
The next morning produced no abatement in these happy symptoms.
mid-14c., from Old French abatement, from abattre (see abate).