waning

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wane + -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

waning (not comparable)

  1. Becoming weaker or smaller.
    his waning strength
  2. Especially of the lunar phase as it shrinks when viewed from the Earth.
    the waning moon

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Noun[edit]

waning (plural wanings)

  1. The fact or act of becoming less or less intense.
    the waning of her energy
  2. The fact or act of becoming smaller.
    • Bishop Hall
      This earthly moon, the Church, hath fulls and wanings, and sometimes her eclipses.

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Verb[edit]

waning

  1. Present participle of wane.

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North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates include Föhr-Amrum North Frisian wöning.

Noun[edit]

waning n (plural waninge)

  1. (Mooring dialect) window