dwindling

Synonyms and related words:
at rest, calm, catabasis, cloistered, collapse, coming apart, contractive, cool, cracking, crash, crumbling, decadent, deceleration, declension, decline, decline and fall, declining, decreasing, decrescendo, decrescent, degenerate, deliquescent, deteriorating, diminishing, diminuendo, disintegrating, dive, downtrend, downturn, draining, drooping, drop, dying, ebb, ebbing, effete, even-tenored, fading, failing, fall, falling, flagging, fragmenting, going to pieces, halcyon, hushed, impassive, isolated, languishing, lapse, lessening, marcescent, moldering, on the wane, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, pining, placid, plunge, quiescent, quiet, receding, reductive, regressive, remission, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, retiring, retreat, retreating, retrograde, retrogressive, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, sheltered, shrinking, shriveling, sinking, sliding, slipping, slowdown, slump, slumping, smooth, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, subsidence, subsiding, tabetic, tranquil, unagitated, undisturbed, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, wane, waning, wasting, wilting, withering, worsening

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • dwindling — n. the act or process of becoming gradually less until little remains; as, there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family. Syn: dwindling away. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dwindling — adj. gradually decreasing until little remains. Syn: tapering, tapering off. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dwindling — index attrition, decrease, deduction (diminution) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dwindling — I noun a becoming gradually less there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family • Syn: ↑dwindling away • Derivationally related forms: ↑dwindle • Hypernyms: ↑decrease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dwindling — Dwindle Dwin dle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dwindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dwindling}.] [From OE. dwinen to languish, waste away, AS. dw[=i]nan; akin to LG. dwinen, D. dwijnen to vanish, Icel. dv[=i]na to cease, dwindle, Sw. tvina; of uncertain origin.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dwindling — adjective that is declining There is dwindling support for New Labour …   Wiktionary

  • dwindling — adj. Dwindling is used with these nouns: ↑band, ↑stock, ↑supply …   Collocations dictionary

  • dwindling — adj. diminishing, decreasing, waning, fading dwin·dle || dwɪndl v. diminish, decrease, wane, fade, peter out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dwindling —   Emiemi, kōlīli i …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • dwindling away — noun a becoming gradually less (Freq. 1) there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family • Syn: ↑dwindling • Derivationally related forms: ↑dwindle (for: ↑dwindling) …   Useful english dictionary

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