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diminishing

see definition of diminishing
  • verbbecome or cause to be less
  • verbbelittle
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Synonyms for diminishing

verb become or cause to be less
  • 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

Antonyms for diminishing

  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • amplify
  • lengthen
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to diminishing

contraction

noun. drawing in; shortening

extenuating

adjective. serving as an excuse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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