1. [ adjective ] impaired by diminution
Synonyms: lessened weakened vitiated
Related terms: impaired
2. [ adjective ] made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)
Synonyms: small belittled

"her comments made me feel small"

Related terms: decreased
3. [ adjective ] (of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval

"a diminished fifth"

Related terms: music decreased
4. [ adjective ] (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
Synonyms: atrophied wasted

"partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"

Related terms: hypertrophied
Similar spelling:   diminish