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Adjective
Bending or hanging downward or forward
“You can cut the declining flowers to encourage more blooms.”
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Decreasing in amount
“The declining population of honey bees, particularly due to colony collapse disorder, is troubling.”
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Deteriorating in quality
“It has led to declining standards of living and widening income disparities.”
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In the process of becoming obsolete, but not obsolete yet
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Unsuccessful or dull from lack of change or development
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Reverting to an earlier and inferior condition
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Shy
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Of or relating to a recession
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Affected by a disease or illness
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On the point of death
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Not compliant
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Weak or lacking in strength
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Passive
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Being of advanced years in age
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Characterized by or reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline
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Verb
In a period of decrease or decline
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Present participle for to refuse or say no to
“Due to unforeseen circumstances, I will have to respectfully decline your invitation.”
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Present participle for to become smaller, weaker, or less important
“His health would begin to decline at a rapid pace due to his new and extreme diet.”
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Present participle for to go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“The region's population would continue to decline over the coming years.”
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An instance or example of becoming smaller or fewer
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The dismissing or refusing of a proposal, idea, etc
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The process of atrophying or state of having atrophied
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The act of abstaining from something, such as drinking alcohol
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Accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time
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