What does diminished mean?

Definitions for diminished

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diminished, lessened, vitiated, weakened(adj)

    impaired by diminution

  2. atrophied, wasted, diminished(adj)

    (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. diminished(adj)

    (of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval

    "a diminished fifth"

  4. belittled, diminished, small(adj)

    made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

    "her comments made me feel small"


  1. diminished(Adjective)

    lessened, reduced.

    The diminished Roman Empire never recovered from the sack of Rome.

  2. diminished(Adjective)

    reduced by a semitone

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diminished

    of Diminish


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diminished in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diminished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Congressman Matt Salmon:

    I think it has diminished.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    An honor is not diminished for being shared.

  3. Barbara Colorose:

    The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.

  4. Craig McMullen:

    As long as there's no lethal removal of bison, our ability to remove them is greatly diminished.

  5. Dag Hammarskjold:

    The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.

Images & Illustrations of diminished

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