Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Diminution.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civll law. Diminution; a taking away; loss or deprivation. Diminutio capitis, loss of status or condition. See Capitis Diminutio.