a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent;
"the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"
"the waxing and waning of the moon"
(of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases;
"after full moon comes the waning moon"
- Most of these new jobs pay less than regular jobs, and few come with good benefits. The standard American job, with a40-hour workweek, medical benefits and a pension at age65, is on the wane.
- Her enthusiasm for the expedition was waning rapidly.
- The moon wax till it become full, and then wane.
- The moon waxes and wanes every month.
- waxing 上腊