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Adjective: dwindling  dwin-d(u-)ling
  1. Gradually decreasing until little remains
    - tapering, tapering off
Noun: dwindling  dwin-d(u-)ling
  1. A becoming gradually less
    "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family";
    - dwindling away
Verb: dwindle  dwin-d(u)l
  1. Become smaller or lose substance
    "Her savings dwindled down";
    - dwindle away, dwindle down

See also: decreasing

Type of: decrease, diminish, drop-off, fall, lessen, lessening

Encyclopedia: Dwindle