What does lessening mean?

Definitions for lessening
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrease, lessening, drop-off(noun)

    a change downward

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

Wiktionary

  1. lessening(Noun)

    A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lessening

    of Lessen

How to pronounce lessening?

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How to say lessening in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Sean McKee:

    Thanks to more flexible working patterns, many office-based staff may have had the option to work from home yesterday, lessening the impact on their employer, however, it stands to reason that the service industries, restaurants, cafes, event spaces in particular, and those that rely on foot traffic, like retail, will have been hardest hit as they faced a city with fewer workers and most likely a significant drop in trade.

  3. 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.

  4. Janet Audrain-McGovern:

    When we were thinking about this topic, we were kind of just reflecting on the fact that we have more tobacco products on the market now than ever, and we've seen cigarette smoking decline among young people, but we've seen increase in use of these other tobacco products. At the same time, we've also seen in many areas of the country a lessening of the restrictions surrounding marijuana use.

  5. Governor Phil Murphy:

    Having fewer than 5,000 people in the hospital for COVID-19 is a milestone, it means, among other things, that the stress on capacity is lessening.

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