DIMINISHED's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of diminished
Definition:
a. lessened, reduced
Example:
Beckham's cultural clout, combined with his valuable (if diminished) presence on the soccer field, raised the profile of MLS.
Sentence in Classic:
He felt at the same time that his respect for her was diminished while his sense of her beauty was intensified.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Having by a great effort got away to the left from that flood of men, Kutuzov, with his suite diminished by more than half, rode toward a sound of artillery fire near by.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In all these cases the conception of freedom is increased or diminished and the conception of compulsion is correspondingly decreased or increased, according to the point of view from which the action is regarded.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That disadvantage is not diminished, when that pressure necessitates the drawing of stipendiary emoluments, before those emoluments are strictly due and payable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He had diminished the distance between himself and London by full four miles more, before he recollected how much he must undergo ere he could hope to reach his place of destination.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Yet, though those glances and expressions were too subtle, too insufficiently open, the difficulty in no way diminished his high spirits.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
But all the reward which Antonius had for his pains, was, that Mutianus forthwith deprived him of his command of the army, and by degrees diminished his authority in Rome till none was left him.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
He keeps feeding them with his flies, and the number of the latter is becoming sensibly diminished, although he has used half his food in attracting more flies from outside to his room.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Life shorn of either feeling appeared to him a diminished thing; and nowhere was the blending of the two ingredients so essential as in the character of a pretty woman.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Ashley came home four days before Christmas, with a group of the County boys also on furlough, a sadly diminished group since Gettysburg.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context