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English adjective: waning

1. waning (of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases

SamplesAfter full moon comes the waning moon.


English noun: waning

1. waning (event) a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent

SamplesThe waning of his enthusiasm was obvious.
The waxing and waning of the moon.

Broader (hypernym)decrease, drop-off, lessening


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