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diminution
n. a lessening.
discerning
adj. keenly perceptive; shrewd.

(When the related verb form discern is used, it means "to perceive; to recognize as distinct or different; to see things clearly." )
disdain
n. a feeling of contempt for anything that is regarded as unworthy; scorn.
dismantle
v. to pull down; to take apart.
disparage
v. to discredit; to belittle.
disparity
n. lack of equality; difference.
disperse
v. to send off in different directions.
disposition
n. nature; tendency.
dissipated
adj. indulging excessively in sensual pleasure.

(The related verb dissipate means "to spend or use wastefully or extravagant;y; to scatter in various directions.")
distraught
adj. in a state of mental conflict and confusion; distracted.