Imminution Im`mi*nu"tion, n. [L. imminutio, fr. imminuere, imminutum, to lessen; pref. im- in + minuere.] A lessening; diminution; decrease. [R.] --Ray. [1913 Webster]

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  • imminution — ˌiməˈn(y)üshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin imminution , imminutio, from imminutus (past participle of imminuere to lessen, from in in (II) + minuere to lessen) + ion , io ion more at minor archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • imminution — im·mi·nu·tion …   English syllables

  • imminution —   n. diminution …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Imminuiren — (v. lat.), vermindern; daher Imminution, Verminderung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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