Synonyms for Diminishing:
Blunting, softening, Dulling, desensitizing, deadening.
degrading, slashing, debasing, devaluating, belittling, marking down, Cheapening, devaluing.
minimizing, reducing, Discontinuing, fragmenting.
lessening, Compacting, receding, shortening, Concentrating, shrinking, Depleting, contracting, dying down, Abridging, decreasing, subsiding, Abbreviating, eroding, lowering, dwindling, draining, deflating, Curtailing, Truncating, Deducting, compressing, decrementing, abating.
Decrying, depreciating, Defaming, Derogating, Detracting, Discounting, casting aspersion, Abrading, disparaging, Maligning.
paring, condensing, downgrading, clipping, tapering, pruning, shearing, Culling, Weeding, trimming, lightening, nipping, shaving, Bobbing, Cropping.
Eliding, Deleting, Subtracting, docking, cutting.
Usage examples for diminishing
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