Definition of DIMINISHING

verb : DIMINISHING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper" ;

  • 2. (

    ) lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues" ;

Adjective : DIMINISHING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so; "diminishing returns"; "his diminishing respect for her" ;


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