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1. (n.) Reduction in size, quantity, or degree; the act of diminishing, or of making or becoming less; state of being diminished; -- opposed to augmentation or increase.

2. (n.) The act of lessening dignity or consideration, or the state of being deprived of dignity; a lowering in estimation; degradation; abasement.

3. (n.) Omission, inaccuracy, or defect in a record.

4. (n.) In counterpoint, the imitation of, or reply to, a subject, in notes of half the length or value of those the subject itself.


The Destruction of Evil by the Immission of virtue Rejected ...
... Chapter XII."The Destruction of Evil by the Immission of Virtue Rejected; Because
from It Arises No Diminution of Evil; Zeno's Opinion Discarded, that the ...
/.../alexander/of the manichaeans/chapter xii the destruction of evil.htm

Whether Evil Corrupts the Whole Good?
... The diminution, however, of this kind of good is not to be considered by way of
subtraction, as diminution in quantity, but rather by way of remission, as ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether evil corrupts the whole.htm

Letter iii. (AD 387. )
... Wherefore, seeing that we do not admit that any particle is so small as to be
insusceptible of further diminution, what compels us to admit that any assemblage ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter iii a d 387.htm

St. Ambrose Deprecates any Praise of his Own Merits...
... Christ: "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God;" [2077] for it is enough
to know His Divine Generation, without division or diminution, being neither ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xv st ambrose deprecates.htm

Hermogenes Held to his Theory in Order that Its Absurdity May be ...
... with Him, who is a greater and superior Being, I meet him with this prescription,
that what is eternal and unborn is incapable of any diminution and inferiority ...
/.../tertullian/against hermogenes/chapter vii hermogenes held to his.htm

Eighth Tractate. Why Distant Objects Appear Small.
... Still the colours seen from a distance are faint; but they are not small as the
masses are. True; but there is the common fact of diminution. ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/eighth tractate why distant objects.htm

Whether Sin Diminishes the Good of Nature?
... the good of nature be diminished. Objection 3: Further, sin is an action,
while diminution is a passion. Now no agent is passive ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether sin diminishes the good.htm

Whether a Habit is Corrupted or Diminished through Mere Cessation ...
... Therefore neither are habits diminished or corrupted through cessation from act.
Objection 2: Further, corruption and diminution are changes. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether a habit is corrupted.htm

Whether the Whole Good of Human Nature Can be Destroyed by Sin
... Since this natural good is found to be continually diminished by sin, some have
sought to illustrate the diminution of it by the continuous reduction of a ...
/.../aquinas/nature and grace/article two whether the whole.htm

Whether the Entire Good of Human Nature Can be Destroyed by Sin?
... end. Consequently its diminution may be understood in two ways: first, on
the part of its rood, secondly, on the part of its term. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether the entire good of.htm

Diminution (1 Occurrence)
... subject itself. Multi-Version Concordance Diminution (1 Occurrence). Romans
11:12 and if the fall of them 'is' the riches of a world ...
/d/diminution.htm - 7k

Offset (3 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A horizontal ledge on the face of a wall, formed by a diminution of its
thickness, or by the weathering or upper surface of a part built out from it ...
/o/offset.htm - 8k

Loss (90 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) Destruction or diminution of value, if brought about in a manner provided
for in the insurance contract (as destruction by fire or wreck, damage by ...
/l/loss.htm - 37k

Lose (59 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To cease to have; to possess no longer; to suffer diminution of;
as, to lose one's relish for anything; to lose one's health. ...
/l/lose.htm - 24k

Wane (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator.
5. (n.) Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension. ...
/w/wane.htm - 7k

Wear (56 Occurrences)
... 11. (n.) The act of wearing, or the state of being worn; consumption by
use; diminution by friction; as, the wear of a garment. 12. ...
/w/wear.htm - 25k

Impair (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To grow worse; to deteriorate. 3. (a.) Not fit or appropriate. 4. (n.)
Diminution; injury. Multi-Version Concordance Impair (1 Occurrence). ...
/i/impair.htm - 7k

Full (1047 Occurrences)
... 10. (adv.) Quite; to the same degree; without abatement or diminution; with the
whole force or effect; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely. 11. ...
/f/full.htm - 36k

Fulfillment (19 Occurrences)
... (WEB). Romans 11:12 and if the fall of them 'is' the riches of a world, and the
diminution of them the riches of nations, how much more the fulness of them? ...
/f/fulfillment.htm - 11k

Remission (18 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation. 5. (n.) The act of sending
back. 6. (n.) Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance. Int. ...
/r/remission.htm - 13k

Bible Concordance
Diminution (1 Occurrence)

Romans 11:12 and if the fall of them 'is' the riches of a world, and the diminution of them the riches of nations, how much more the fulness of them?



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