The cycle of violence diminishes all of us

English translation: diminish = affect negatively, leave worse off

03:28 Apr 7, 2005
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Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: The cycle of violence diminishes all of us
Document analyzing violence and its consequences in society
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English translation:diminish = affect negatively, leave worse off
Explanation:
I'm not sure what your exact question is, but:
diminishes all of us = leaves us all worse off, affects us all negatively

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Note added at 5 mins (2005-04-07 03:33:35 GMT) Post-grading
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If you are talking about those conducting the violence (as opposed to the victims), then \"diminish\" here would also suggest a loss of goodness.
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4 +3diminish = affect negatively, leave worse off
Michael Schubert


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
the cycle of violence diminishes all of us
diminish = affect negatively, leave worse off


Explanation:
I'm not sure what your exact question is, but:
diminishes all of us = leaves us all worse off, affects us all negatively

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Note added at 5 mins (2005-04-07 03:33:35 GMT) Post-grading
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If you are talking about those conducting the violence (as opposed to the victims), then \"diminish\" here would also suggest a loss of goodness.

Michael Schubert
United States
Local time: 09:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

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