Synonyms of deflation


1. deflation, erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away

usage: (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind; "a constant deflation of the desert landscape"

2. deflation, economic process

usage: a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices

3. deflation, decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

usage: the act of letting the air out of something

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