• (n.) The act of diminishing, or of making or becoming less; state of being diminished; reduction in size, quantity, or degree; -- opposed to augmentation or increase.
  • (n.) The act of lessening dignity or consideration, or the state of being deprived of dignity; a lowering in estimation; degradation; abasement.
  • (n.) Omission, inaccuracy, or defect in a record.
  • (n.) In counterpoint, the imitation of, or reply to, a subject, in notes of half the length or value of those the subject itself.

Compare diminution with other words:

destruction vs. diminution

deterioration vs. diminution

diminutal vs. diminution

diminution vs. minishment

diminution vs. slowdown

diminution vs. reductive

diminuendo vs. diminution

diminish vs. diminution

diminishment vs. diminution

diminution vs. theme

diminution vs. melody

diminution vs. note

diminution vs. shortening

diminution vs. reduction

decrease vs. diminution

diminution vs. lessening

diminution vs. relaxation

diminution vs. encroachment

degradation vs. diminution

diminution vs. motion

dent vs. diminution

apoplexy vs. diminution

decline vs. diminution

abridgment vs. diminution

abatement vs. diminution