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Adjective
Becoming tired or less dynamic
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That falls or fall
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Causing a loss of energy or strength
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(stock market) Tending towards lower prices
Noun
Physical, mental, or structural deterioration
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The action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
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The gradual destruction or diminution of something
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An act or state of being drained of energy
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The act or state of thinning
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A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
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Demoralisation or demoralization
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An inefficient part or factor
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In a period of decrease or decline
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“As corn stalks weaken due to this rot, they become more susceptible to collapsing and forfeiting quality grain.”
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Present participle for to become, or cause to become, physically weaker
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“Hunger would beget sickness, and the sickness would weaken and impoverish the Irish clans.”
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Present participle for to reduce, or cause to reduce, in intensity or strength
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“In reality, however, this circumstance tends to weaken the intensity of the disturbing force.”
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Present participle for to adulterate or dilute the concentration or potency of
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“Heating at high temperatures did not appear to weaken the potency of the extracts.”
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Present participle for to undermine or be detrimental to
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“The practice of habitual self-control preserves him from mistakes calculated to weaken his authority.”
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Present participle for to yield or lose one's resolve
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“She worried that her resolve would weaken and that she would give in to her cravings.”
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Present participle for to represent or estimate at less than the true value or importance
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Present participle for to expose to danger or the risk of loss
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to decrease or reduce in sensitivity
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Present participle for to put an end to, especially formally
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Present participle for to make or prove (an argument, statement, or theory) unsound or erroneous
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Present participle for to disembowel, to remove the viscera
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Present participle for to (excessively) exert for a particular task, purpose or goal
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Present participle for live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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Present participle for to make ineligible, as for entry to an examination
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Present participle for to remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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Present participle for to undergo a loss of consciousness
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Present participle for to severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of
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Present participle for to weaken someone's morale over a long period
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