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Faded vs. Diminished

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Fadedverb

simple past tense and past participle of fade

Diminishedverb

simple past tense and past participle of diminish

Fadedadjective

That has lost some of its former colour or intensity.

‘a faded tablecloth’; ‘a faded rock star of the 1970s’;

Diminishedadjective

lessened, reduced

‘The diminished Roman Empire never recovered from the sack of Rome.’;

Fadedadjective

high on drugs; stoned

Diminishedadjective

made to seem less important, impressive, or valuable

‘She felt diminished by the report card.’;

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Fadedadjective

That has lost freshness, color, or brightness; grown dim.

‘Where the faded moonMade a dim silver twilight.’;

Diminishedadjective

(music) reduced by a semitone

Fadedadjective

having lost freshness or brilliance of color;

‘sun-bleached deck chairs’; ‘faded jeans’; ‘a very pale washed-out blue’; ‘washy colors’;

Diminishedadjective

impaired by diminution

Fadedadjective

reduced in strength;

‘the faded tones of an old recording’;

Diminishedadjective

(of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use;

‘partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm’;

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Diminishedadjective

(of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval;

‘a diminished fifth’;

Diminishedadjective

made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth);

‘her comments made me feel small’;

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