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Synonyms for diminution
ˌdɪm əˈnu ʃən, -ˈnyu-diminu·tion

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  1. diminutionnoun


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  1. decline, diminutionnoun

    change toward something smaller or lower

    fall, decay, downslope, descent, declension, decline, declivity, decrease, step-down, reduction, declination


  2. diminutionnoun

    the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)

    decrease, decline, reduction, step-down


  3. decrease, diminution, reduction, step-downnoun

    the act of decreasing or reducing something

    reducing, lessening, simplification, decrease, reduction, decrement, drop-off, step-down, decline


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  1. diminutionnoun

    decrease, lessening, decrement, reduction, abatement

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  1. diminutionnoun

    reduction, decrease, abatement, decrement

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  1. List of paraphrases for "diminution":

    decrease, decline, reduction

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  1. Anthony Fauci:

    It is possible that you will see people who are infected get breakthrough infections, we haven't formally proven yet how much diminution there is in the likelihood of transmitting it to someone else -- including children -- and that's one of the reasons why you've got to be careful when you're dealing with something like The Delta variant of Covid-19.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    When you look at the early data, it does appear that there is a diminution in the severity as expressed by hospitalization, the real question is, is that an inherent diminution of virulence of the virus or is it because there are so many people in the population who have already been infected ?

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    Certainly, you're going to see the antibody levels go down – that's natural, but there's an element of the immune response — B cell memory and T cell responses — where, even though you do see a diminution of antibody levels, it is quite conceivable, and I hope it's true, that the third shot boost will give a much greater durability of protection.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    There are going to be sports events, travel events, where the rule is going to be if you want to participate, you get vaccinated, if not, sorry, you're not going to be able to do it. And I think when we get more and more of that, I think we're going to start seeing a great diminution in the number of cases.

  5. John Kilduff:

    The decline in refinery utilization is also bearish for crude oil price, since any diminution in demand will cause the recent trend of crude oil inventory declines to reverse.

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