Waning in a sentence

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Definition of Waning

  • The act or process of waning, or decreasing.
  • a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
  • (of the Moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases

How to use waning in a sentence. Waning pronunciation.

She knew nothing of Moran's visit, nor of the rising of the wind, nor of the waning of the moon; and he must write to her about these things, for if he were drowned she would think that God had willed it.
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For a long time the religious world had been weakened and materialism had advanced; the spiritual forces of life were waning, moralities were becoming degraded, composure and peace had vanished from souls and satanic qualities were dominating hearts; strife and hatred overshadowed humanity, bloodshed and violence prevailed.
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This transference is not the cause of the withering, the waning or the destruction of that shrub, nay rather it makes it grow and thrive, acquire freshness and delicacy and attain verdure and fruition.
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It was not the reckless courage of a desperate man; it was a self-possessed, as if conscientious, valour which nothing could dismay; a boundless but equable devotion, unaffected by time, by reverses, by the discouragement of endless retreats, by the bitterness of waning hopes and the horrors of pestilence added to the toils and perils of war.
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It was that halcyon hour when the Angelus falls like a benediction upon the waning day.
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A waning moon was shining, and a hushed sense of growing life filled the air, for it was nearing spring again.
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That prop would probably sustain her in the face of a waning existence.
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He did not amount to anything; he was therefore paling and waning as a personality.
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While the failing pulse that alters, Changing 'neath a death chill damp, Flickers, flutters, flags, and falters, Feebly like a waning lamp.
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Is it wise, then, say, in the waning day, When the vessel is crack'd and old, To cherish the battered potters' clay, As though it were virgin gold?
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They drain my soul away; Mine eyes with film are overcast, The lights are waning grey.
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In itself, Christianity changes not, neither waxing nor waning; but the motions of time and the evolutions of experience continually uncover new parts of its stationary disk.
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Thus stayed I some while; howbeit, the light yet aglow and my patience waning, I stole forward, keeping ever in the shadows, and, ascending the terrace, came where grew ivy, very thick and gnarled, overspreading this wing of the house.
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I found myself amid leaves that yielded before me, and stepping through this natural screen, I stumbled into a bush and presently found myself standing in a small copse dim-lighted by a waning moon; and never a sound to be heard save the soft whisper of leaves about us and the faint, far cry of some night-bird.
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But weeks and months passed away, and no vessel bound for the South Seas, showed itself in that distant latitude; and its gloomy fogs, and chilling atmosphere, its pale sky, where the sun never shone for more than three or four hours in the day, seemed to wither up his life with his waning hopes!
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Over it all crept the lengthening, waning afternoon shadows.
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It brightened to waning shadow in the wider ascent.
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In the cloudy, threatening, waning summer days shadows lengthened down the sage-slope, and Jane Withersteen likened them to the shadows gathering and closing in around her life.
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The silence of the waning afternoon breathed hateful portent.
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There was nothing but the black water heaving in front of me with a slow and dizzying motion and faintly illumined by a dim, pearly light like that of a waning moon.
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Examples of Waning

Example #1
If he didn't write, she might think that he remained in Garranard.
Example #2
After hesitating a moment, the desire to write to her took strong hold upon him, and he sought an excuse for writing.
Example #3
God was neglected; the Sun of Reality seemed to have gone completely; deprivation of the bounties of heaven was a fact; and so the season of winter fell upon mankind.
Example #4
In it the former springtime has returned, the world is resuscitated, illumined and attains spirituality; religion is renewed and reorganized, hearts are turned to God, the summons of God is heard and life is again bestowed upon man.
Example #5
This hidden secret is well-known to the gardener, while those souls who are unaware of this bounty suppose that the gardener in his anger and wrath has uprooted the shrub.
Example #6
It is as if a kind gardener transfers a fresh and tender shrub from a narrow place to a vast region.