What is another word for dwindling?

393 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dwˈɪndlɪŋ], [ dwˈɪndlɪŋ], [ d_w_ˈɪ_n_d_l_ɪ_ŋ]

Dwindling is a term used to describe a gradual decrease or decline in something. It can be used to express a decline in size, quantity, strength, or vitality. Some synonyms for dwindling include shrinking, diminishing, waning, reducing, decreasing, falling, and ebbing. Other synonyms that convey a more severe or critical reduction include withering, fading, collapsing, failing, and deteriorating. These synonyms help to provide a more nuanced description of the degree and speed of the dwindling process. Whether it is used to describe the decline of a resource, population, or influence, the use of synonyms for dwindling can enrich a writer's language and help to accurately convey the intended message.

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What are the hypernyms for Dwindling?

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What are the opposite words for dwindling?

Dwindling is a word that expresses a reduction or decline in something. However, there are several antonyms for the word that present a different meaning. These antonyms include rising, increasing, growing, expanding, and flourishing. Rising denotes an upward movement, whereas increasing suggests an expansion in size, amount or extent. Growing refers to a gradual development, while expanding indicates a spread out of boundaries. Finally, flourishing means thriving, prospering, or enjoying success. These words offer a different perspective compared to dwindling, which usually has a negative connotation, and can be used to express positivity and success.

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Usage examples for Dwindling

His poor little book was dwindling now before his eyes.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
Mr. Packard, you are losing your mind-your faculties are all dwindling-your mind is fast running out-in a few years you will not even know your own name, unless your tread-mill habits are broken up.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
He was dwindling, dying; I was living, growing, expanding.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

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