That said, nothing can diminish Ava's epic search for her sister.
He exploited a physique that most would try desperately to diminish.
And developing information that can help to prevent or diminish future fatalities.
Although I feed as sparingly as possible, their numbers continue to diminish.
Make no mistake: the Israeli perspective does not diminish by one iota the validity and objectivity of the report.
Under the conditions observed there, the frequency of short-sightedness seemed to diminish with increasing age.
We cannot increase or diminish God's holiness by anything that we do.
This did not diminish when, at the age of fifteen, Elizabeth of France left her own land and ascended the throne of Spain.
Nor will it diminish in your estimation, John, which money might.'
They went on drinking and left him out, but this did not tend to diminish his tears.
early 15c., from merger of two obsolete verbs, diminue and minish. Diminue is from Old French diminuer "make small," from Latin diminuere "break into small pieces," variant of deminuere "lessen, diminish," from de- "completely" + minuere "make small" (see minus).
Minish is from Old French menuisier, from Latin minuere. Related: Diminished; diminishes; diminishing.