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v. dwin·dled, dwin·dling, dwin·dles
To become gradually less until little remains. See Synonyms at decrease.
To cause to dwindle: difficulties that dwindled my enthusiasm for the recipe.
(Statistics) growing less in size, intensity, or number until there is nothing or almost nothing left; diminishing or shrinking gradually
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|Noun||1.||dwindling - a becoming gradually less; "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"|
decrease, lessening, drop-off - a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
fading away - gradually diminishing in brightness or loudness or strength
|Adj.||1.||dwindling - gradually decreasing until little remains|
decreasing - becoming less or smaller
adj → schwindend; interest → nachlassend; population, numbers, audiences → zurückgehend; stocks, supplies → schwindend; the prime minister’s dwindling popularity → die sinkende Beliebtheit des Premierministers