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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

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  1. diminished

    Diminished, in general terms, refers to something that has been reduced or made smaller in size, importance, status or value. It can also imply that something has weakened, declined, lessened or degraded in power, quality, or intensity. This term can be used in different contexts such as music, mathematics, law, and other various fields.

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. Charles Krauthammer:

    Number one, they depend hugely on tourism to get their foreign exchange. Sharm el-Sheikh is one of their number one tourist destinations. The only way to get there is by airplane. You shut down the airport, it dies, the second [reason they’re afraid] is that the Egyptian regime is in a death struggle with radical Islam in the country… And now if they're able to bring down airplanes, the prestige of the regime in sort of winning the battle against the jihadists is really diminished.

  2. Rob Stutzman:

    We've seen the diminished value of TV advertising, second, Jeb was already a very well-defined candidate to voters and there wasn't a lot of new information for them to work with.

  3. Barbara Colorose:

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

  4. Richard Curtin:

    There is little doubt that the pandemic's resurgence due to The Delta variant has been met with a mixture of reason and emotion, consumers have correctly reasoned that the economy's performance will be diminished over the next several months, but the extraordinary surge in negative economic assessments also reflects an emotional response, mainly from dashed hopes that the pandemic would soon end.

  5. John Conyers:

    My legacy cant be compromised or diminished in any way by what were going through now, this, too, shall pass. My legacy will continue through my children.

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