verb as in make smaller; underrate
I think I dealt with it in the most efficient way and minimized the pain.
After a recent tour, I concluded those who feel he is minimized may have a point.
Her successes were drowned or minimized, and her best intentions were twisted beyond recognition.
If the Tea Party hopeful had been straightforward from the beginning, the damage might have been minimized.
What to do: In most cases, this is typically a temporary condition and your hair will grow back once stress is minimized.
Unfortunately, Hood, in his desire to serve Hunt, not only unduly but absurdly minimized Nelson's relations to the whole affair.
The first three of these can be minimized or eliminated by care and skill.
He glorified what was heroic, palliated what was unheroic, and minimized the doubtful aspects of Columbus's character.
Each possessed the art of controlling trifles; thus troubles were minimized and joys were magnified.
Dugald's prudence, watchfulness, and untiring industry minimized every stroke; nevertheless, things went steadily to the worse.
On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to minimized, such as: lessen, reduce, play down, decrease, underestimate, and diminish.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.