deflation[ dih-fley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF deflation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFLATION
Three pairs of lungs sighed audibly in process of deflation.
It was led down the path of deflation, which the IMF has plunged half the world into.
Deflation, on the other hand, is usually a much shorter period.
They had turned his deflation into antagonism, his ignorance into distrust.
Industry during the period of deflation goes through a process like that of an over-fat man taking a Turkish bath.
There was a concerted stiffening of bodies, a general sigh from lungs in process of deflation.
All of us can see M'Clare is doing a job of deflation on us for reasons of his own, but it works for all that.
An army of men strove to hold her fast, while an effort was made to reduce her bulk by deflation.
This it has succeeded in doing, both during the war and in the more difficult period of deflation and readjustment which followed.
This is a deflation in certain sectors of the economy or in certain territories of the globe – but not in others.