lessening

Definitions of lessening
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n a change downward

Synonyms:
decrease, drop-off
Antonyms:
increase
a change resulting in an increase
Types:
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shrinkage, shrinking
process or result of becoming less or smaller
casualty
a decrease of military personnel or equipment
sinking
a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
attrition
a wearing down to weaken or destroy
dwindling, dwindling away
a becoming gradually less
waning
a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
compression, condensation, contraction
the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
damage, equipment casualty
loss of military equipment
loss, personnel casualty
military personnel lost by death or capture
fading away
gradually diminishing in brightness or loudness or strength
Type of:
alteration, change, modification
an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

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