diminished

adjective
di·​min·​ished | \ də-ˈmi-nisht How to pronounce diminished (audio) \

Definition of diminished

of a musical interval
: made one half step less than perfect or minor a diminished fifth

First Known Use of diminished

circa 1751, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diminished was circa 1751

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“Diminished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diminished. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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