usage: decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
2. diminish, belittle, decrease, lessen, minify
usage: lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
1. diminishing, decreasing (vs. increasing)
usage: becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so; "diminishing returns"; "his diminishing respect for her"