Synonyms for Diminution:
n.plunge, slump, collapse. •depression (noun)
depression, sinking, debasement, attenuation, decrease, lowering.
decrease, decline, reduction, step down.
•lessening, reduction (noun)
curtailment, cutback, decrease, abatement, decline, cut, alleviation.
cutback, Diminishment. curtailment, abatement, slowdown, taper. drain. •reduction
•Other relevant words:
cut, Diminishment, alleviation, slump, cutback, abatement, reduction, decline, slash, drain, taper, collapse, slowdown, curtailment.
Usage examples for diminution
It cannot however be denied that they themselves in recent times have often followed the bad example, and many consider that this is one of the main reasons of the great diminution in the numbers of the walrus of late years. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold