What is the opposite of heightened?

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Adjective
Opposite of raised or elevated in level, quantity, volume or degree
Adjective
Opposite of severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
Adjective
(of one's senses) Opposite of sensitive or perceptive to changes
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
Adjective
Opposite of raised or elevated in amount, level or degree
“He had a decreased level of consciousness on the day of admission.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by deep or forceful feelings
“The murderer appeared cold and unremorseful as he was being interviewed by the media.”
Adjective
Opposite of raised or elevated in level, quantity, volume or degree
“The declining population of honey bees, particularly due to colony collapse disorder, is troubling.”
Verb
Opposite of to have made a quantity bigger
“An abundance of supply decreased prices in the market.”
Verb
Opposite of to have intensified
“The rain lessened, becoming a fine drizzle as opposed to a downpour.”
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