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English adjective: dwindling

1. dwindling gradually decreasing until little remains

Synonymstapering, tapering off



English noun: dwindling

1. dwindling (event) a becoming gradually less

SamplesThere is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family.

Synonymsdwindling away

Broader (hypernym)decrease, drop-off, lessening

Narrower (hyponym)fading away

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