adjective see diminish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Diminishable — Di*min ish*a*ble, a. Capable of being diminished or lessened. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diminishable — See diminish. * * * …   Universalium

  • diminishable — adjective That may be diminished …   Wiktionary

  • diminishable — adj. can be reduced, can be lessened …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diminishable — di·min·ish·able …   English syllables

  • diminishable — shəbəl adjective : capable of being diminished …   Useful english dictionary

  • diminish — diminishable, adj. diminishment, n. /di min ish/, v.t. 1. to make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc.; lessen; reduce. 2. Archit. to give (a column) a form tapering inward from bottom to top. 3. Music. to make (an interval)… …   Universalium

  • diminish — verb Etymology: Middle English deminishen, alteration of diminuen, from Anglo French diminuer, from Late Latin diminuere, alteration of Latin deminuere, from de + minuere to lessen more at minor Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to make less… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diminishment — See diminishable. * * * …   Universalium

  • diminishableness — n. state of being diminishable; reducibleness …   English contemporary dictionary

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