HyperDic: dwindling_away

English > 1 sense of the expression dwindling away:
NOUNeventdwindling away, dwindlinga becoming gradually less
English > dwindling away: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA becoming gradually less.
Example"there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"
Narrowerfading awaygradually diminishing in brightness or loudness or strength
Broaderdecrease, lessening, drop-offA change downward

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