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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of lessening

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Derived Form of lessening

plural: lessenings
root word: lessen
third person: lessens
past: lessened
past participle: lessened
present participle: lessening
a change downward
  1. there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
  2. there was a sharp drop-off in sales
Synonymsdecrease, drop-off,
Hyponymsattrition, casualty, dwindling, shrinking, sinking, waning,
Type ofalteration, change, modification,
Typesattrition, casualty, dwindling, dwindling away, shrinkage, shrinking, sinking, waning,
Verb: lessen
decrease in size, extent, or range
  1. The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
  2. The cabin pressure fell dramatically
  3. her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
  4. his voice fell to a whisper
Synonymsdecrease, diminish, lessen, fall,
Hyponymsabate, boil down, break, de-escalate, decelerate, decline, decrescendo, deflate, depreciate, drop off, dwindle, ease up, remit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, taper, thin out, vanish, wane, weaken,
Hypernymschange magnitude,
Type ofchanging magnitude,
Typesabating, boiling down, breaking, concentrating, contracting, decelerating, declining, decocting, decrescendoing, de-escalating, deflating, depreciating, devaluating, devaluing, dropping off, dwindling, dwindling away, dwindling down, dying away, easing off, easing up, flagging, flying, going down, letting up, reducing, remitting, retarding, shortening, shrinking, shriveling, shriveling up, slackening off, slacking, slacking off, slowing, slowing down, slowing up, tapering, thinning out, undervaluing, vanishing, vaporizing, waning, weakening, withering,
make smaller
  1. He decreased his staff
Synonymsdecrease, lessen, minify,
Hyponymsabridge, cut, de-escalate, diminish, limit, minimize, mitigate, pare, reduce, shrink, slack, slake, suppress, turn down,
Type ofaltering, changing, modifying,
Typesabating, abbreviating, abridging, belittling, boiling down, bringing down, circumscribing, concentrating, confining, contracting, cutting, cutting back, cutting down, de-escalating, diminishing, foreshortening, limiting, louring, lowering, minimising, minimizing, mitigating, paring, paring down, reducing, relaxing, shortening, shrinking, slackening, slacking, slacking up, slaking, stepping down, trimming, trimming back, trimming down, turning down, weakening,
wear off or die down
  1. The pain subsided
Synonymssubside, lessen,
Type ofweakening,

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  1. How could I possibly sing about them without lessening their power.
  3. actually lessening internal bleeding
  4. into the target, thus lessening but not eliminating the likelihood of coming out
  5. so it's really lessening that tent effect,
  6. Here, we're lessening it a little bit.
  7. tourist season is easing off now it's slowing down it's lessening number 17 is
  9. to experience, lessening the intensity once they actually manifest.
  10. can help me be better at lessening the sufferings of others?
  11. - Oh, it's the lessening of a fever.
  12. out of the radiation that was increasing through the lessening atmosphere and built themselves
  13. fire is beginning to look like the mass is lessening. The damage is starting to take a toll
  14. happiness, utilitarians favor lessening focus on the self and prioritizing the happiness
  15. JEFF: What they know is the tension that the muscles are creating. And almost by lessening
  16. No! he said, apparently abandoning all attempt to keep up appearances with Porfiry, its not worth it, I dont care about lessening the sentence!
  17. kinds of lessening of inequality and so on?
  18. Maybe the old geezers are not too opposed on lessening eating meat or having more veggies on the plate
  19. while lessening delays and providing better freeway access for St. Paul's Phalen Boulevard corridor.
  20. attacked; but he called for lessening prejudices and conciliating good-will, and thereby