Definition of DIMINISHED


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 : DIMINISHED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use; "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval; "a diminished fifth" ;

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