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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

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 This disastrous law has devastated the middle class, and must be repealed and replaced.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. Marie Newman from Illinois third:

    Dan Lipinski and Dan Lipinski dwindling circle of fossil-fuel funded Democrats are a threat to the Democratic Party truly being a party of the people.

  3. Andy Challenger:

    Traditional retailers have been reticent to commit to hiring targets for the holiday season, which reflects the uncertain business environment they face with sky-high unemployment, dwindling government stimulus, and changing consumer spending patterns.

  4. Litsa Zarkada:

    It's like we've been born again and finally feel some hope, we were thrown into the street just before we could take our pension. We have been through so much. The new government faces an immediate cash shortage, with a dwindling primary surplus, upcoming loan repayments, and limits on the money it can raise using treasury bill auctions. Megan Greene, chief economist at Manulife Asset Management, said the government will be unable to afford to run its day-to-day operations and pay back debt that falls due in March in the absence of additional cash from international creditors.

  5. John Sparr:

    With markets dwindling, coal companies shutting down and workers being laid off, it is no wonder that stocks are crashing.

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    someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    • A. witness
    • B. permutation
    • C. drought
    • D. nuisance

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