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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diminished, lessened, vitiated, weakenedadjective

    impaired by diminution

    Synonyms:
    wasted, hurt, small, debased, belittled, faded, attenuate, cut, diminished, vitiated, weakened, thinned, atrophied, corrupted, attenuated

    Antonyms:
    unmitigated, unimpaired

  2. lessenedadjective

    decreased in severity; made less harsh

    Synonyms:
    weakened, vitiated, diminished

    Antonyms:
    unimpaired, unmitigated

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  1. List of paraphrases for "lessened":

    mitigated, attenuated, reduced, decreased, diminished

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How to use lessened in a sentence?

  1. Katie Blair:

    Today, the harm has been lessened, but we have not reached the day when LGBT Hoosiers can be assured that they can live their lives with freedom from discrimination.

  2. Larry Kramer:

    There's something, to me, cowardly about taking Truvada instead of using a condom, you're taking a drug that is poison to you, and it has lessened your energy to fight, to get involved, to do anything.

  3. Anjelica Huston:

    Of course drugs were fun. And that's what's so stupid about anti-drug campaigns: they don't admit that. I can't say I feel particularly scarred or lessened by my experimentation with drugs. They've gotten a very bad name.

  4. Juliana Fetherman:

    When I first started this he didn't have a lot of people like him, now he does work at a place that employs people with autism, so the need for him specifically to make friends has lessened a little.

  5. Representative Ed Royce:

    With sweeping sanctions relief, we have lessened our ability to challenge Iran's conduct across the board. As Iran grows stronger, we will be weaker to respond.

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