Usage examples for diminishing

  1. We then nailed a piece of white cloth entirely over the broken window, which, without diminishing the light, kept out the rain. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. Returning to London, he lectured steadily for two months in the big Hanover Square rooms, giving his " Roughing It" address, and it was only toward the end that his audience showed any sign of diminishing – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  3. As the men rode away, the two women stood silently following their diminishing outlines into the darkness and listening to the creaking of the saddles and the dull regular thud of the horses' feet upon the soft earth, until the sounds grew inaudible, when they turned to the inner shelter of the veranda. – At Fault by Kate Chopin