diminished meaning

  • Diminished is to make smaller or less or to cause to appear so.
  • Diminished may also refer to:
  • Diminution in Music
  • Diminished: A song in alternative rock band R.E.M.'s 1998 album Up↑

    Definition of diminished in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of diminish.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore diminishedSUPmost diminished
      1. lessened, reduced.
        1. The diminished Roman Empire never recovered from the sack of Rome.
      2. (music) reduced by a semitone.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He calls the diminished price swings this year, combined with heavy borrowing and ultraloose monetary policy, “a recipe for disaster.”
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
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            4. en diminished sixth
            5. en diminished triad
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            Meaning of diminished for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "diminished" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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