Dwindling and Increasing


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Dwindling adjective – Gradually decreasing until little remains.
Increasing is an antonym for dwindling.
Nearby Words: dwindle, dwindled
Antonyms for Dwindling


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Increasing adjective – Becoming greater or larger.
Usage example: increasing prices

Dwindling is an antonym for increasing.
Nearby Words: increase, increased, increasingly
Antonyms for Increasing
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  • Fan Fic / Empath: The Luckiest Smurf Their village is long gone, the forest is dwindling due to the increasing human population, and there are (presumably) only two Smurfs left living in the world.
  • Useful Notes / Fighting Game Community The dwindling arcade market, the increasing complexity and thus bar of skill required for new players, the (alleged) unfriendliness of experienced players toward newbies, and ultimately, the dwindling of fighting game sales and their subsequent lack of profitability.
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