verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of diminish
Examples from the Web for undiminishing
Historical Examples of undiminishing
Most duels seem decidedly similar, but each is followed with undiminishing delight.Life on a Mediaeval Barony
William Stearns Davis
Much wonder was created by the undiminishing brutality of the Soho police.The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons
William Z. Foster
We attain hereby a mark by which to distinguish the diminishing from the undiminishing condition.
Word Origin for diminish
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.