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weakening

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  • verbreduce the strength of
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Synonyms for weakening

verb reduce the strength of
  • abate
  • cripple
  • decline
  • decrease
  • depress
  • dilute
  • diminish
  • dwindle
  • halt
  • impair
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • sap
  • soften
  • undermine
  • wane
  • adulterate
  • crumble
  • cut
  • debase
  • debilitate
  • devitalize
  • droop
  • enervate
  • exhaust
  • fade
  • fail
  • faint
  • flag
  • impoverish
  • invalidate
  • languish
  • limp
  • lose
  • minimize
  • mitigate
  • moderate
  • relapse
  • relax
  • temper
  • thin
  • tire
  • totter
  • tremble
  • vitiate
  • wilt
  • break up
  • ease up
  • give way
  • lose spirit
  • slow down
  • thin out
  • water down

Antonyms for weakening

  • aid
  • assist
  • compliment
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • help
  • increase
  • praise
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • achieve
  • activate
  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • animate
  • clean
  • energize
  • enhance
  • excite
  • free
  • improve
  • incite
  • invigorate
  • purify
  • refresh
  • succeed
  • win
  • build up
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More words related to weakening

attenuation

noun. debilitation
  • depletion
  • devitalization
  • enfeeblement
  • exhaustion
  • fading
  • impoverishment
  • weakening
  • weakness

decline

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