Diminuendo was the incantation for a charm that caused an object to shrink.[1]

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 Dumbledore's Army meeting.[1]


  • 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"

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