This is not true, for we may say that all affections, or nearly all, produce in us an alteration which is distinct from all other sorts of motion, for that which is affected need not suffer either increase or diminution or any of the other sorts of motion.
But the different forms of motion have their own contraries in other forms; thus destruction is the contrary of generation, diminution of increase, rest in a place, of change of place.
is considerable, but according to my calculations it is nothing less.
For it is plain, that every word we speak is, in some degree, a diminution
of our lunge by corrosion, and, consequently, contributes to the shortening of our lives.
But the most deplorable effect of all is that diminution
of attachment and reverence which steals into the hearts of the people, towards a political system which betrays so many marks of infirmity, and disappoints so many of their flattering hopes.
I went slowly along, puzzling about the machines, and had been too intent upon them to notice the gradual diminution
of the light, until Weena's increasing apprehensions drew my attention.
This a good deal soured the captain's temper, as did all the other daily instances of Mr Allworthy's generosity; for he looked on all such largesses to be diminutions
of his own wealth.
La production a enregistre une diminution
dans le secteur des industries extractives de 8,9% suite a la baisse de la production du secteur de l'extraction des produits energetiques de 11,5%.
Les mesures visant a reduire la facture des importations ont permis une baisse de ces dernieres en 2017 et de nouvelles mesures visant a limiter la diminution
des reserves de change devraient etre appliquees en 2018.
They claimed that State Farm failed to perform an assessment for diminution
in the fair market value of the property and failed to compensate them for the diminution
in value loss.
This involved a fairly new Mercedes, and the judge decided the diminution
in value was worth 15% of the normal retail value of the car.
Rahbar-Ranji  has proposed a spectrum for random simulation of the geometry of corroded surface based on the mean and standard deviation of thickness diminution
He can make what is called diminution
in value claim through the courts to recover the amount lost in the value of his car.
C'est aussi le cas du secteur des industries agroalimentaires dont les investissements declares dans le cadre du regime totalement exportateur ont enregistre une diminution
Clifford James Consultants Ltd (CJC) is one of the UK's market leaders in the provision of legal services around the diminution
in value of motor vehicles, which is the loss in value of a vehicle following a road traffic accident.