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Adjective: decrescendo  dee-kru'shen-dow
  1. Gradually decreasing in volume
    - diminuendo
Noun: decrescendo  dee-kru'shen-dow
  1. (music) a gradual decrease in loudness
    - diminuendo
Verb: decrescendo  dee-kru'shen-dow
  1. Grow quieter

Derived forms: decrescendos

See also: decreasing

Type of: decrease, diminish, fall, lessen, softness

Antonym: crescendo

Encyclopedia: Decrescendo