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Synonyms for lessened

Verb

1. decrease, diminish, lessen, fall, change magnitude
usage: decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
2. decrease, lessen, minify, change, alter, modify
usage: make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
3. subside, lessen, weaken
usage: wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"

Adjective

1. diminished, lessened, vitiated, weakened, impaired (vs. unimpaired)
usage: impaired by diminution
2. lessened, mitigated (vs. unmitigated)
usage: decreased in severity; made less harsh
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