diminishing adj : becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so; "diminishing returns"; "his diminishing respect for her"
- becoming smaller
- Finnish: pienentyvä
- present participle of diminish
abating, allaying, alleviating, assuaging, blunting, chastening, contractive, cushioning, dampening, damping, deadening, declining, decreasing, decrescendo, decrescent, deliquescent, diminuendo, dulling, dwindling, dying, easing, ebbing, fading, languishing, lessening, mitigating, on the wane, receding, reducing, reductive, relaxing, retiring, retreating, shrinking, sinking, softening, subduing, subsiding, tempering, waning