attenuated

Attenuated is an adjective that describes something that has faded or weakened.

Attenuate is a verb that means something has been made thin or less, at which point it can be described as attenuated. A strong drink might be attenuated once water or ice has been poured into it. Similarly, the sound of your neighbor's party will become attenuated if you just shut your window and put in your ear plugs.

Definitions of attenuated
  1. adjective
    reduced in strength
    synonyms: attenuate, faded, weakened
    decreased, reduced
    made less in size or amount or degree
  2. adjective
    of an electrical signal; reduced in amplitude with little or no distortion
    Synonyms:
    decreased, reduced
    made less in size or amount or degree
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