Sources: 英汉公共大词典; Law Dictionary
His income was diminished by half after retirement.
His sense of guilt was diminished.
一个伟大的帝国, 就像是一个大蛋糕, 最容易消失的地方就在边缘。
A great Empire, like a great Cake, is most easily diminished at the Edges.
So much energy is spent trying to suppress the strong emotions that your sensory acuity is diminished — you are paying less quality attention to what is actually happening.
Vitrectomy may be indicated for severe hemorrhage and substantially diminished visual acuity, especially if it persists longer than 3 months.
If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner, And take to light claret instead of pale ale ;Look down with an utter contempt upon butter, And never touch bread till it's toasted -- or stale.
To alter the structure of (a protein), as with heat, alkali, or acid, so that some of its original properties, especially its biological activity, are diminished or eliminated.
The Anchorage meeting next month will be a step in that direction; but meanwhile, Arctic summer sea ice continues to diminish in thickness and extent.
Stay away from horizontal lines, such as horizontal stripes on garments, chokers, and ankle straps, unless you do something to diminish their effect.
But soon, as her daughter began to put on weight, the psychological problems associated with anorexia — like depression, anxiety and isolation — also began to diminish.