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When sports did return, they did so with mostly empty stadiums and fan bases whose interest in sports was dampened by the pandemic and a dizzying political-news cycle.

That’s already heavily depressed because of the coronavirus, but protests and, especially, rioting would probably dampen it even further.

To help dampen tech sector worries as much as possible, portfolio managers earmarked a few names that may be somewhat out of the crosshairs from either election result in Fortune’s Q4 investor guide, including Microsoft and Taiwan Semiconductor.

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Facebook beat expectations in the quarter, but rising costs seemed to dampen investor sentiment.

If scrolling through grim news feeds is dampening their mood, encourage them to take a social media break.

All of those other impediments have dampened the enthusiasm of pot investors and pot entrepreneurs.

The allure of working in the drug trade is strong for many, especially in areas where violence has dampened tourism.

And forces beyond his control (Europe) have clearly dampened the recovery.

The creative energy that had made it the center of European literature before the war was dampened.

Besides, the mortifying experience at the Paris Exposition has dampened even my perennially youthful enthusiasm.

A tight-fitting shoe can be stretched by filling it tightly with oats dampened in water and packing some old paper in the top.

The flames were eating the image slowly, as the cloth and straw was moist, and the snow flakes further dampened them.

Use a dampened broom or dust cloth frequently in the kitchen if you wish to preserve foods from molds.

When this is accomplished, rub the floor with a soft thick cloth dampened with polish.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dampened, such as: crestfallen, despondent, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, and gloomy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.