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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diminished, lessened, vitiated, weakenedadjective

    impaired by diminution

  2. atrophied, wasted, diminishedadjective

    (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. diminishedadjective

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

    "a diminished fifth"

  4. belittled, diminished, smalladjective

    made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

    "her comments made me feel small"

Wiktionary

  1. diminishedadjective

    lessened, reduced.

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

  2. diminishedadjective

    reduced by a semitone

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diminished

    of Diminish

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Numerology

  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

Examples of diminished in a Sentence

  1. Alessia Cara:

    I will not let everything I’ve worked for be diminished by people taking offence[sic] to my accomplishments and feeling the need to tell me how much I suck. here’s something fun! I’ve been thinking I suck since I was old enough to know what sucking meant. I’ve beat u to it. And that’s why this means a lot to me.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    At its very core, what the Biden administration fails to understand is there is a harsh reality out there, that there is evil and there is good, and if you withdraw from Afghanistan without considering the ramifications and dealing with them and making sure the conditions are right, America will be diminished.

  3. Ali Abdullah Ayyoub:

    Following the Russian military airstrikes that diminished the fighting capacity of ISIS and other terrorist groups, the Syrian armed forces maintained their military initiative.

  4. Daniel Ang:

    Oil-exporting countries such as Malaysia may have diminished government revenues from falling energy prices and this could exacerbate their debt issues, if prices do continue to fall and persist for a long time ... oil rig developments could be re-evaluated if the cost for extraction continues to exceed the cost per barrel.

  5. John Conyers:

    My legacy cannot be compromised or diminished in any way, i have a great family legacy, especially in my oldest boy, John Conyers III, who I incidentally endorse to replace me in my seat in Congress.

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