Diminished meaning

dəmini′sht
Made smaller; lessened; reduced.
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(music) Lessened by a half step.
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The diminished Roman Empire never recovered from the sack of Rome.

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Simple past tense and past participle of diminish.
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(music) Reduced by a semitone.
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The definition of diminished is a person or thing that has decreased or has been made smaller.

An example of diminished are reservoir water levels after a long drought.

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