What does lessening mean?

Definitions for lessening
less·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrease, lessening, drop-offnoun

    a change downward

    "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"

Wiktionary

  1. lesseningnoun

    A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.

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  1. lessening

    Lessening is the act or process of reducing or decreasing something in size, quantity, intensity, value, or degree. It can refer to dropping the level or amount of any measurable item, or reducing the seriousness or intensity of a situation or condition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lessening

    of Lessen

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lessening in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lessening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lessening in a Sentence

  1. Alan Lancz:

    China has a big influence on global growth and the turnaround since the financial crisis. With the lessening of that engine of growth and with the U.S. still fairly anemic by historical standards, it definitely concerns investors.

  2. Russ Dallaire:

    The body stiffened so hard he almost came out of the chair, and with each succeeding charge, the body jerked with lessening effect until there was none at all.

  3. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla:

    Financially and commercially, the The UAE benefits the most from lessening regional tensions, even during the worst of political tensions between the two countries, trade was uninterrupted. It went down, but never stopped.

  4. Lori Tremmel Freeman:

    We are planning and preparing for the rollout of pediatric vaccines. Of course, there's a lot of work to be done to look at uptake of The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Some of the polls and surveys that have gone out to the public have indicated an ongoing lessening of parents considering giving their children these vaccines over time.

  5. John Plueger:

    We're talking to so many airlines who still want more aircraft, and there's really been no lessening of those discussions.

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