Embracing Obama in the waning days of the 2012 race was in character.
For all its waning power and prestige, the world continues to look to the United States for solutions and for hope.
The leading indicators have leveled off; unemployment remains stubbornly high; and confidence is waning.
The coming transition also appears to be a sign of the waning power of President Hu.
For progressives, the waning days of 2014 should be as dark a moment as their movement has faced since 2004.
Already she knew what the end would be, already she tasted the bitter fruit of waning popularity.
The night is waning fast, and it is precious time to me, I know.
The day was pure, exquisite in its waning beauty; the breeze as light and soft as a caress.
The night was perfect with the glorious light of the waning moon.
The waning of the moon symbolizes the waning of the lovers affection.
Old English wanian "make or become smaller gradually," from Proto-Germanic *wanojanan (cf. Old Saxon wanon, Old Norse vana, Old Frisian wania, Middle Dutch waenen, Old High German wanon "to wane, to grow less"), from *wano- "lacking," from PIE *we-no-, from root *eue- "to leave, abandon, give out" (see vain). Related: Waned; waning; wanes.