Definition of diminished
of a musical interval
: made one half step less than perfect or minor a diminished fifth
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This would further erode the already vastly diminished power of bookstores, the embodiment of all that is green and good in this whole business of making and selling books.
Livingston has unselfishly dealt with a diminished role, a rotation change late in the season that altered when he’s used, and then a hand injury in the first round of the playoffs.
At a spartan six pages, the summit’s final statement was less than a third the length of last year’s, reflecting the diminished common ground with Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the U.K.
Boslough fears that little science will end up the loser, with Big Science getting the lion's share of the diminished spoils.
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