Definition of 'diminished'
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He admitted killing her but denied murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility and loss of control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was found not guilty of murder at Guildford crown court on the ground of diminished responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other members of the much diminished royal family rallied round and offered their support. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)I can see no good reason why we should accept our playing a diminished role on the world stage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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