|1.||[ adjective ] impaired by diminution|
|Synonyms:||lessened weakened vitiated|
|2.||[ adjective ] made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)|
"her comments made me feel small"
|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|
"partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"