- n a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious
the waxing and waning of the moon
- v grow smaller
- v become smaller
- v decrease in phase
the moon is waning
- v become pale and sickly
- a (of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases
after full moon comes the waning moon
- BASH: Do you still think his influence is waning or have you.
- Class-consciousness and conflict are central to Barbery's story, which some French critics have deemed a heavy-handed satire of waning French social stereotypes.
- In the campaign's waning hours, each candidate hunted for every last vote.
News & Articles
- Census: Rural US loses population for first time
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rural America is losing population for the first time ever, largely because of waning interest among baby boomers in moving to far-flung locations for retirement and recreation, according to new census estimates.
June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- In a first, rural America loses population as boomers put off moves to retirement counties
WASHINGTON — Rural America is losing population for the first time ever, largely because of waning interest among baby boomers in moving to far-flung locations for retirement and recreation, according to new census estimates.
June 13, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
- LA Galaxy's Bruce Arena suggests MLS changes in light of suspension for Marcelo Sarvas
CARSON, Calif. — The Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committe weighed in Tuesday on an incident in the LA Galaxy's loss last weekend at Real Salt Lake involving the LA midfielder Marcelo Sarvas and RSL's Ned Grabavoy, fining Grabavoy for simulation after he took a dive in the waning seconds of the match.
June 12, 2013 - MLS via Yahoo! Sports
- Jock Stirrup in guardian.co.uk
Sir Jock Stirrup, chief of the defence staff, said: "Make no mistake, the Taliban influence is waning, and through British blood, determination and grit, a window of opportunity has been opened."
- Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times
While there continues to be a need for government involvement to stabilize the financial system, that necessity is waning,Obama said.
- Norm Coleman in International Herald Tribune
He understands that American patience is waning,said Sen. Norm Coleman, after eating lunch with Saleh, Iraqi Ambassador Samir Shakir al-Sumaidaie and Sen. Saxby Chambliss.