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Definition of "diminished" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of diminish. (verb)
  • Lessened, reduced. (adjective)
  • Reduced by a semitone (adjective)

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Use "diminished" in a sentence
  • "With scholarly conversations concerning the economy and the horizon comes the phrase "diminished expectations.""
  • "But neighbors say his dire circumstances and what they describe as his diminished mental health make him vulnerable to exploitation."
  • "Ms. ROSIN: Well, there's a lot of studies done on testosterone and what happens to testosterone, and does it decrease when men are in diminished positions?"