DAMPEN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DAMPEN
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dampen
 v.  moisten; lessen in force or effect
Example Sentence:
1  Although unemployment rose last month, this is unlikely to dampen down wage demands.
2  The very things that in the moment dampen our moods can later be sources of intense gratification and delight.
3  Now it seems that ministers may be accepting that we're moving into a world of permanently higher oil prices that will dampen economic growth.
Classic Sentence:
1  This is for yourself alone, I do not wish to dampen the enthusiasm.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II—THE FLAG: ACT SECOND