Michael Medved on why everyone at the Iowa debate was diminished.
The number of rapes has diminished since, but the violence continues, with very few perpetrators held responsible.
But it is based on the chord structure of what I played before it, except that it was based on a diminished scale.
“We see no reason to think the threat has diminished,” says Kelly.
But my point is, all the fun, the money, the power will only be diminished if she runs.
The wonder of Du Maurier's essay, the astounding spectacle of his success, cannot be diminished by any such explanation of it.
It is not only that the use of language has diminished or its quality decreased.
But it would seem that latterly the privileges of the nation had been diminished, while their prejudices were wantonly shocked.
Then it diminished as they began drawing away from the fleet.
In this way the chance of error from what are termed "accidental causes" is diminished.
early 15c., from merger of two obsolete verbs, diminue and minish. Diminue is from Old French diminuer "make small," from Latin diminuere "break into small pieces," variant of deminuere "lessen, diminish," from de- "completely" + minuere "make small" (see minus).
Minish is from Old French menuisier, from Latin minuere. Related: Diminished; diminishes; diminishing.