Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fading
IPA transcription: [f'eɪdɪŋ]
Pronunciations of fading
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: attenuation, fading
    Meaning: weakening in force or intensity; "attenuation in the volume of the sound"
Usage examples
  • Of the planets, some, it was observed, seemed to be fading away in remote distance.
  • In broken mathematics We estimate our prize, Vast, in its fading ratio, To our penurious eyes!
  • The boy's view of Richmond was in truth brief, as before night he saw its spires and roofs fading behind him.
  • The thin piping sounds squealed in the dusk, echoed back from the low hills, were lost in melancholy silence, fading.
  • Lord Mortimer of the Marches sat his horse with the same austere indifference, his melancholy profile against the fading sky.
  • All was dark, and even the glow behind was fading away; nor could I make any conjecture whatever as to the size of the channel.
  • Although it was not yet five o'clock, the wintry light was fading in the grey sky, and in the railway station it was already dark.
  • Then once a flash and what I thought was a gun, until I looked up and saw a fading trail of greenish light still hanging in the sky.
  • Even Onawandah lost hope for a while, and sat like a bronze statue of despair, with his eyes fixed on his Wild Rose, who seemed fading away too soon.
  • "Nonsense!" said the Squire; "because you named the flowers after your brother Hobart is no reason he should be affected by the fading of the dingle-bells.
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