What is another word for subsiding?

Pronunciation: [səbsˈa͡ɪdɪŋ] (IPA)

The word subsiding refers to a gradual decreasing or reduction in intensity or strength. There are many synonyms that can be used in place of subsiding, such as abating, diminishing, ebbing, fading, lessening, moderating, receding, relenting, retreating, waning, and dwindling. These words describe a decrease in intensity or strength and can be used to show when something is becoming weaker or less powerful. For example, the storm is gradually subsiding, and the winds and rains are abating. Similarly, when we talk about a fever subsiding, we mean that it is decreasing in intensity. These synonyms can be used interchangeably with subsiding depending upon the context and situation.

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Usage examples for Subsiding

Lent, of course, came in opportunely, just when the first riotous flush of the year was subsiding; in Lent one could not live in luxury and go to theatres, even if one could afford it.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
Indeed, when I think of the sort of life he was gradually subsiding into out there, I sometimes wonder if he would ever have attained to such a capacity for moral effort as he afterwards displayed unless the war had evoked the illusion that he ought to go home and enlist, and so had opened to him the wealth of bargains to be picked up in England.
William McFee
Like these, when the sun has set, it is subsiding into a fixed repose, a stern and colourless uniformity.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

Famous quotes with Subsiding

  • It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves.

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