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  • verbbecome or cause to be less
  • verbbelittle

synonyms for diminished

  • abate
  • curtail
  • decline
  • decrease
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • lessen
  • lower
  • recede
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • slacken
  • subside
  • temper
  • wane
  • weaken
  • abbreviate
  • attenuate
  • close
  • contract
  • cut
  • depreciate
  • drain
  • extenuate
  • minify
  • moderate
  • retrench
  • shrivel
  • taper
  • become smaller
  • die out
  • fade away
  • peter out
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antonyms for diminished

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • amplify
  • lengthen
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
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How to use diminished in a sentence

Diminished hydrochloric acid favors intestinal putrefaction.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Factors which favor an early deposit are high acidity, diminished urinary pigments, and excessive excretion of uric acid.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They often appear in digestive disturbances, in neurasthenia, and when the oxidizing power of the system is diminished.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In pernicious anemia they are always greatly diminished, and an increase should exclude the diagnosis of this disease.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
And the rivers shall fail: the streams of the banks shall be diminished, and be dried up.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Successive examinations may show normal, increased, or diminished hydrochloric acid, or even entire absence of the free acid.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It is generally diminished in well-marked cases, and is often absent in advanced cases.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The mountains on the left diminished in height, turned off abruptly to the northwest, following the coast line.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
After her death he gave up society, so that this item of expenditure diminished perceptibly.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Matt diminished the power that fed the racing pistons, but still he continued to drop like a thunderbolt down the steep slope.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DIMINISHED

  • beneath
  • declined
  • deficient
  • depressed
  • diminished
  • excepting
  • fewer
  • lacking
  • lesser
  • limited
  • lower
  • minor
  • minus
  • negative
  • not as great
  • reduced
  • secondary
  • shortened
  • shorter
  • subordinate
  • unsubstantial
  • without
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