Atrophy Synonyms

ăt'rə-fē

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Synonyms for Atrophy

A period of decline
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The definition of a diminution is a reduction in size or a reduction in the importance of someone or something.
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The cause of such a fall; a critical blow or error.
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A degenerate action
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The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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The act of making very lean.
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(Grammar): A way of categorizing nouns, pronouns, or adjectives according to the inflections they receive.
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(Astron.) The angular distance of a celestial body north or south from the celestial equator: it is used with right ascension to find an exact position in the sky
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(Biology) The evolutionary decline or loss of a function, characteristic, or structure in an organism or species.
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To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
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To pass from an earlier to a later time, from greater to less, from general to particular, etc.
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To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
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Retrograde is to move backwards, or to decline to a prior worse condition.
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To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
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To make or become worse
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any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
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a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
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a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
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Find another word for atrophy. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for atrophy, like: decline, diminution, wither, downfall, degeneracy, hypertrophy, fasciculation, deterioration, emaciation, decadence and declension.