Diminished vs Faded - What's the difference?

diminished | faded |


As verbs the difference between diminished and faded

is that diminished is (diminish) while faded is (fade).

As adjectives the difference between diminished and faded

is that diminished is lessened, reduced while faded is that has lost some of its former colour or intensity.

diminished

English

Verb

(head)
  • (diminish)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • lessened, reduced.
  • The diminished Roman Empire never recovered from the sack of Rome.
  • (music) reduced by a semitone
  • faded

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (fade)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has lost some of its former colour or intensity.
  • Derived terms

    * fadedly * fadedness