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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dwindling, dwindling awayadjective

    a becoming gradually less

    "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"

  2. dwindling, tapering, tapering offadjective

    gradually decreasing until little remains


  1. dwindlingadjective

    that is declining

    There is dwindling support for New Labour


  1. dwindling

    Dwindling refers to the process of gradually reducing or becoming less and less over a period of time. It typically signifies a steady decline in number, size, strength, or extent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dwindling

    of Dwindle

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dwindling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dwindling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of dwindling in a Sentence

  1. Ninio Fetalvo:

    Regardless of what this flawed report says, Obamacare will continue to fail with or without a federal bailout, premiums are accelerating, enrollment is declining, and millions are seeing their options dwindling. This disastrous law has devastated the middle class, and must be repealed and replaced. Senate Republicans have repeatedly tried, but failed, to pass legislation that eliminates or overhauls Obama’s health care law. In a tweet last month, the president expressed frustration at the Senate’s inability to pass legislation to repeal ObamaCare and threatened to end health care.

  2. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    Commodity prices so weak suggest dwindling global growth.

  3. Senate President Bukola Saraki:

    The dwindling oil revenue has brought enormous shock to our economy and greatly limited the capacity of government at various levels to meet even basic commitments, our country has gone through periods of recession in the past. What we face today is however unprecedented in ramification and potential gravity.

  4. Tony Spurlock:

    Then they get pissed at me, my number of friends is dwindling.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Days are not far when we will see LOCK on brokerage firms offices as we are seeing dwindling business or almost closure at Mutual Fund Or SIP companies for ruthlessly cheating their clients only

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