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less·en·ing

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  1. decrease, lessening, drop-offnoun

    a change downward

    "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"

    Synonyms:
    drop, falloff, falling off, slack, decrease, slump, reduction, decrement, cliff, drop-off, step-down, diminution

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  1. lesseningnoun

    Synonyms:
    diminution, decrement, decrease, reduction, abatement

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  1. lesseningnoun

    Synonyms:
    reduction, diminution, decrease, decrement, depreciation, mitigation, shrinkage, abatement

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  1. List of paraphrases for "lessening":

    decrease, reduce, reducing, reduction, mitigating

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#17781slack
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How to use lessening in a sentence?

  1. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla:

    Financially and commercially, the The UAE benefits the most from lessening regional tensions, even during the worst of political tensions between the two countries, trade was uninterrupted. It went down, but never stopped.

  2. Sean McKee:

    Thanks to more flexible working patterns, many office-based staff may have had the option to work from home yesterday, lessening the impact on their employer, however, it stands to reason that the service industries, restaurants, cafes, event spaces in particular, and those that rely on foot traffic, like retail, will have been hardest hit as they faced a city with fewer workers and most likely a significant drop in trade.

  3. Lori Tremmel Freeman:

    We are planning and preparing for the rollout of pediatric vaccines. Of course, there's a lot of work to be done to look at uptake of The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Some of the polls and surveys that have gone out to the public have indicated an ongoing lessening of parents considering giving their children these vaccines over time.

  4. President Obama:

    This is something that we continue to push hard on irrespective of the nuclear deal, it’s a top priority for us to make sure that our people are treated fairly and on the face of it in the case of these individuals who’ve been held, they have not been and they are not being afforded the basic due process and legal rights that we afford visitors to our country so we're deeply concerned about it, we spend a lot of time pushing on it, and we will continue to do so . . . . There’s no lessening of the sense of urgency.

  5. Byron Donalds:

    Every time the left inappropriately uses the word, they are cheapening and lessening the real significance of the actual definition. One thing is abundantly clear; everything America represents is racist and evil to Democrats, they will continue to tarnish this nation until they successfully change it. My goal is to make them unsuccessful.

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