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Synonyms for weakening

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weakening(noun)

    becoming weaker

    Antonyms:
    strengthening, intensifying, invigorating

  2. weakening(adj)

    the act of reducing the strength of something

    Antonyms:
    strengthening, invigorating, intensifying

  3. debilitative, enervating, enfeebling, weakening(adj)

    causing debilitation

    Synonyms:
    enervating, debilitative, enfeebling

    Antonyms:
    strengthening, invigorating, intensifying

  4. weakening(adj)

    moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker

    Synonyms:
    enervating, debilitative, enfeebling

    Antonyms:
    strengthening, intensifying, invigorating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. weakening(a)

    Synonyms:
    debilitant, diluent, attenuant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "weakening":

    undermining, weakness, erosion, dilution, softening, eroding

How to pronounce weakening?

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#10237erosion
#10957weakness
#20278dilution
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#30431undermining
#33160softening
#45535eroding
#248825enervating

How to use weakening in a sentence?

  1. Robert Campbell:

    We see refining margins weakening on worsening diesel fundamentals, particularly east of Suez, though gasoline should be supportive.

  2. Mohannad Aama:

    It seems like the shadow of higher rates and weakening economy doesn't help stocks and that's what we are seeing, i think we are seeing a continuation of what's been going on since last week, which is the effect of the Federal Reserve's meeting, what we've seen with the job's report on Friday and what's going on with the earnings season. Combining them it is a not-so-clear picture.

  3. Thomson Cheng:

    The spending pattern of mainland tourists had changed and their consumption power is weakening.

  4. Nicole Peng:

    These vendors will continue aggressively expanding, while Huawei is weakening next year in China.

  5. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    It is striking that the day after Donald Trump called for weakening NATO, withdrawing from NATO, we see Brussels, where NATO is headquartered, the subject of a radical Islamic terror attack, donald Trump is wrong that America should withdraw from the world and abandon our allies. Donald Trump is wrong that American should retreat from Europe, retreat from NATO, hand Putin a major victory and while he's at it hand ISIS a major victory.

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