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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waning(adj)

    a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent

    "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"; "the waxing and waning of the moon"

  2. waning(adj)

    (of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases

    "after full moon comes the waning moon"

Wiktionary

  1. waning(Noun)

    The fact or act of becoming less or less intense.

    the waning of her energy

    Etymology: From wane + -ing.

  2. waning(Noun)

    The fact or act of becoming smaller.

    the waning of the moon

    Etymology: From wane + -ing.

  3. waning(Adjective)

    Becoming weaker or smaller.

    his waning strength

    Etymology: From wane + -ing.

  4. waning(Adjective)

    Especially of the lunar phase as it shrinks when viewed from the Earth.

    the waning moon

    Etymology: From wane + -ing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waning

    of Wane

  2. Waning(noun)

    the act or process of waning, or decreasing

How to pronounce waning?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say waning in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waning in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of waning in a Sentence

  1. Adam Schiff:

    Director Comey testified that Director Comey choice was to ‘ conceal or speak ’ about the Hillary Clinton investigation in the latter two weeks of the campaign, this highly-loaded description meant to justify the decision Director Comey made in the waning days of the presidential campaign is a poor characterization of the choice Director Comey faced. Schiff said the.

  2. David Lidington:

    If the TTIP project fails I think that will send a really dismaying message about Europe's waning importance in world affairs, we should not pretend that that will have anything other than a damaging impact both economically and diplomatically.

  3. Weiwen Ng:

    Singapore's exports to China continued to decline, underscoring Singapore's vulnerability to the waning momentum of the Chinese economy.

  4. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    We are managing to foil plans by the organizations, the terrorist groups like Hamas and Islamic Jihad, to carry out attacks. If it were up to them, there would be suicide bombings and gun attacks here every day, the fact that we are succeeding lends salience to the attempted stabbing or car-ramming attacks. We will also prevail over this phenomenon, I say, but this is a process that takes time. Statistically, we see a waning of this.

  5. Ian Storey:

    It will want to show Southeast Asian claimants that American military power is on the decline and its commitment to the region is waning, (It will want to show that) the economic problems that China is facing will not impact its policy on the South China Sea.

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