Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of diminuendo.

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Examples

  • Ah, my good friend, my heart rejoices to see you, for the friendship I have entertained for you has not dimin ished.

    Flashman on the March

  • "What's dimin --" the little girl started to say, but her mother shushed her.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • "What's dimin --" the little girl started to say, but her mother shushed her.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • And yet the expected army looked curiously dwarfed, dimin-ished, as though half its number had deserted in the night.

    The Dark Queen

  • Chess shouted, watching soarwa - gon, rope, supply pole, and raisin-and-cider pack dimin - ish into the distance.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • Chess shouted, watching soarwa - gon, rope, supply pole, and raisin-and-cider pack dimin - ish into the distance.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • Chess shouted, watching soarwa - gon, rope, supply pole, and raisin-and-cider pack dimin - ish into the distance.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • Slowly, year by year, just as in the Soviet Union, the food-producing capacity of the land dimin - ished until what had once been known as the bread - basket of Europe, a land of waving wheat fields capable of feeding a hundred Million, became a land of deficiency.

    Poland

  • This meant that such gravity was dimin - ished even further between the domes, since it could only be focused and directed, not created or eliminated.

    Split Infinity

  • This meant that such gravity was dimin - ished even further between the domes, since it could only be focused and directed, not created or eliminated.

    Split Infinity

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