lessening / ˈlɛs ən /


lessening2 个定义

v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to become less.
v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to make less; reduce.
  2. Archaic. to represent as less; depreciate; disparage.

lessening 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun


lessening 的近义词 4
lessening 的反义词 2


  1. The vaccine, which requires two shots spaced a month apart, may also lessen severity of the disease.
  2. It is less clear whether masks — by potentially stanching some, but not all, incoming viral particles — might also lessen the severity of illness.
  3. In other words, a high level of skill didn’t lessen the noise distraction.
  4. NBCUniversal’s Peacock is now live on RokuThese moves by streaming services ultimately hurt Roku customers, so the option to stream content from a supported device, like an iPhone, would help lessen the blow.
  5. Organic foods are more nutritious, having more antioxidants, and people with food allergies find their symptoms lessen if they eat only organic foods.
  6. The value of the slave is everyday lessening; his burden on his master daily increasing.
  7. Now 72, she says she has been graced with great genes and is experiencing no lessening in her energy.
  8. While job losses per month may be lessening, there is a stunning dearth of new job creation.
  9. The heat of drunkenness is the stumblingblock of the fool, lessening strength and causing wounds.
  10. He added that lessening clause, remembering, quite simply, how much more brilliant he was than Nigel.
  11. She had never seemed more precious to him and for an instant he could feel his fear lessening a little.
  12. Your agreeing to this will only immeasurably deepen, instead of lessening our inexpressible obligation.'
  13. What the result will be is uncertain; but to be thus braved by a scoundrel will be lessening the dignity of our government.