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diminution

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of diminution

  1. the amount by which something is lessened a diminution of 60 percent over the course of the month Synonyms of diminution abatement, decline, decrement, dent, depletion, depression, diminishment, decrease, drop, drop-off, fall, falloff, loss, reduction, shrinkage, step-downWords Related to diminution deduction, subtraction; downturn, slip, slump; curtailment, cut, cutback, retrenchment, shorteningNear Antonyms of diminution accretion, accrual, accumulation, addition, supplement; continuation, extension; upswing, uptrend, upturnAntonyms of diminution boost, enlargement, gain, increase, increment, raise, rise, step-up, uptick

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