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(Archaic) Decline; deterioration; decay
A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer.
A diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease
The act of extenuating or the condition of being extenuated; partial justification.
(Statistics) A technique for predicting the value of a dependent variable as a function of one or more independent variables in the presence of random error.
Retrenchment is defined as cutting back or a reduction.
The definition of abate means to become less or lower in amount or force than at a prior time.
To reduce in value or price
To cause to dwindle:
(Archaic) To underrate; underestimate
To palliate is to make something less painful or unpleasant, or to calm fears.
To withdraw (from)
To return to a previous, usually worse or less developed state:
Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
A cutting or being cut
A reduction in an existing program of some sort.
Amount of decreasing
A decreasing or decrease; loss; waste
The result of reducing:
A swift cut with a blade, particularly with fighting weapons as a sword, saber, knife etc.
The act or process of slowing down; a slackening of pace:
A gradual decrease in thickness or width of an elongated object.
An increasing or becoming increased
Find another word for diminishment. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for diminishment, like: decrescendo, diminishing, diminuendo, extenuatory, regressive, attenuation, declination, depreciation, diminution, extenuation and regression.