HyperDic: weakening

English > 4 senses of the word weakening:
NOUNeventweakeningbecoming weaker
actweakeningthe act of reducing the strength of something
ADJECTIVEallweakening, debilitative, enervating, enfeeblingcausing debilitation
allweakeningmoderating by making pain or sorrow weaker
weakening > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > weakening: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing debilitation.
Synonymsdebilitative, enervating, enfeebling
Broaderdebilitatingimpairing the strength and vitality
English > weakening: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmoderating by making pain or sorrow weaker.
Broadermoderatinglessening in intensity or strength
English > weakening: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningBecoming weaker.
Narroweratrophy, witheringAny weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
attenuation, fadingweakening in force or intensity
debilitation, enervation, enfeeblement, exhaustionserious weakening and loss of energy
fall, downfallA sudden decline in strength or number or importance
relaxation, loosening, slackeningAn occurrence of control or strength weakening
Broadertransformation, transmutation, shiftA qualitative change
OppositestrengtheningBecoming stronger
Verbsweakenbecome weaker
English > weakening: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of reducing the strength of something.
Narrowerdilutionweakening (reducing the concentration) by the addition of water or a thinner
etiolationThe act of weakening by stunting the growth or development of something
wilt, wiltingCausing to become limp or drooping
Broaderdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-downThe act of decreasing or reducing something
OppositestrengtheningThe act of increasing the strength of something
Spanishdebilitación, debilitamiento
Catalanafebliment, debilitació, debilitament
Verbsweakenlessen the strength of

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