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1. lessening

noun. ['ˈlɛsənɪŋ'] a change downward.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • shrinkage
  • waning
  • dwindling away
  • decrease
  • casualty
  • change
  • modification
  • dwindling
  • sinking
  • shrinking
  • drop-off

Antonyms

  • waxing
  • birth
  • decrease
  • acceleration

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Words that Rhyme with Lessening

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

Example sentences of the word lessening


1. Noun, singular or mass
A definite lessening chance of heart attack is achieved within 24 hours.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
They serve to magnify force, lessening the effort needed to move an object on the opposing end.

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