Diminution Synonyms and Antonyms

dĭm'ə-no͝o'shən, -nyo͝o'-

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Synonyms for Diminution

Amount of decreasing
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Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
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A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.
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The act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
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A cutting or being cut
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A reduction in an existing program of some sort.
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A decreasing or decrease; loss; waste
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The act of diminishing; reducing in size, quantity, or quality.
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(Electronics) The name of one terminal of a field effect transistor (FET).
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A swift cut with a blade, particularly with fighting weapons as a sword, saber, knife etc.
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The act or process of slowing down; a slackening of pace:
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A gradual decrease in thickness or width of an elongated object.
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(Aerospace) The decrease in orbital altitude of an artificial satellite as a result of conditions such as atmospheric drag.
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A downward movement or fall, as in price.
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A decrease, as in amount, intensity, etc.
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Antonyms for Diminution

(Uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.
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An enlarging or being enlarged
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Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution.
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An increase in the volume of a substance while its mass remains the same. Expansion is usually due to heating. When substances are heated, the molecular bonds between their particles are weakened, and the particles move faster, causing the substance to expand.
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Words Related to Diminution

(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
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An increasing or becoming increased
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(Heraldry) A particular mark of honour, granted by the sovereign in consideration of some noble action, or by favour; and either quartered with the family arms, or on an escutcheon or canton.
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Find another word for diminution. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for diminution, like: decrease, abatement, curtailment, lessening, alleviation, reduction, cut, cutback, decrement, diminishment and drain.