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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diminished, lessened, vitiated, weakenedadjective

    impaired by diminution

  2. lessenedadjective

    decreased in severity; made less harsh


  1. lessenedadjective

    Having been lessened.


  1. lessened

    Lessened means to have decreased, diminished, or reduced in size, amount, degree, or intensity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lessened

    of Lessen

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lessened in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lessened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of lessened in a Sentence

  1. Frank Yiannas:

    Clearly, I really wish, and I should have been notified sooner, so I could have initiated containment steps earlier. Had that happened, I believe we might not be here today, had the agency responded quicker to some of the earlier signals, I believe this crisis could have been averted or at least the magnitude lessened.

  2. Katie Blair:

    Today, the harm has been lessened, but we have not reached the day when LGBT Hoosiers can be assured that they can live their lives with freedom from discrimination.

  3. Carol Fishman Cohen:

    The pandemic has definitely lessened the stigma around career breaks.

  4. Stephen Innes:

    Traders have lessened their odds for an immediate U.S.-Iran escalation in this forever smoldering hot spot.

  5. Ivo Daalder:

    You clearly have a much weaker Britain whose sway in European capitals is lessened by the vote.

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