HyperDic: lessening

English > 1 sense of the word lessening:
NOUNeventlessening, decrease, drop-offa change downward
lessening > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > lessening: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA change downward.
Synonymsdecrease, drop-off
NarrowerattritionA wearing down to weaken or destroy
casualtyA decrease of military personnel or equipment
dwindling, dwindling awayA becoming gradually less
shrinking, shrinkageProcess or result of becoming less or smaller
sinkingA slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
waningA gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
OppositeincreaseA change resulting in an increase / increase
Spanishaminoración, bajada, baja, caída, descenso, disminución, mengua, rebaja, reducción
Catalanbaixada, disminució, reducció

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