Definition - lessening

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lessening
  1. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
  2. wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"
  3. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
  4. a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"