attenuate attenuated faded weakened
decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut-rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; {attenuated}]

Syn: reduced. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • attenuated — decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weakened — adjective 1. impaired by diminution (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑diminished, ↑lessened, ↑vitiated • Similar to: ↑impaired 2. made weak or weaker • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • faded — adjective 1. having lost freshness or brilliance of color (Freq. 7) sun bleached deck chairs faded jeans a very pale washed out blue washy colors • Syn: ↑bleached, ↑washed out, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • attenuated — adjective 1. of an electrical signal; reduced in amplitude with little or no distortion • Similar to: ↑decreased, ↑reduced • Topics: ↑electronics 2. reduced in strength the faded tones of an old recording • …   Useful english dictionary

  • belittled diminished small — decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cut cut-rate — decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decreased — adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; {attenuated}] Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diminished lessened — decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • minimized — decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remittent — decreased decreased adj. made less in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {increased}. [Narrower terms: {attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened}; {belittled, diminished, small}; {cut, cut rate}; {diminished, lessened}; {minimized}; {remittent}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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