Diminuendo is the incantation for a charm that causes an object to shrink.

Known uses

During the 1995–1996 school year, Nigel Wolpert used this spell on a mechanical Death Eater target in the Room of Requirement during a D.A. meeting.


  • In music, Diminuendo is a word indicating changes of dynamics; means "getting gradually softer".
  • In modern English, "diminish" means "to shrink" or to "become nonexistent"

Behind the scenes

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