"his diminishing respect for her"
The accident's power over him was diminishing, he said, as his ventilator sucked and hissed. 那场事故对他的影响正在减小，他说，呼吸机吸着气，咝咝作响。
Diminishing social responsibility, according to Yoshizaki, is tied to the growing interest in pleasure and personal satisfaction. 吉崎康宏感到，社会责任感的削弱与个人满足和享乐的兴趣增长亲密相关。
Vocationally, we also have specialized and become more interdependent on others, and as a result we have diminishing control over large aspects of our lives. 在职业上，我们同样也很专业化以及越来越独立，不再依赖他人，因此我们对生活很大一部分的控制正在削弱。