Most duels seem decidedly similar, but each is followed with undiminishing delight.
Much wonder was created by the undiminishing brutality of the Soho police.
We attain hereby a mark by which to distinguish the diminishing from the undiminishing condition.
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.