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I am trying to say I always have feelings about you in a different way:

My feelings for you never __

My first thought was reduced, but it seems that reduce is for size.

(I remember hearing something similar in some movies, but I can't remember the name of it.)

What's a good word to use here?

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Please explain the context. Are you, for example, trying to write a love letter? –  Pitarou Jun 6 '12 at 0:45
    
@Pitarou no , just some random thought –  warl0ck Jun 6 '12 at 0:48
    
Improve? Solidify? Manifest? Impact? –  DJClayworth Sep 1 at 5:37

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Without more context, it's difficult to know, but I'd try "Faded" (means the same as "reduced") or "changed".

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Here's some more

  • faltered
  • diminished
  • waned
  • wavered
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I'd suggest change, and also I think it's better to use for you instead of about you:

My feelings for you never change.

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It really depends on what you want, but how about "My feelings for you have not waned"? It's a bit poetic if that's what you're going for. A bit more dramatic: "My feelings for you have not died." If you want straightforward, go for Cool Elf's "change." All the other suggestions are also appropriate. I like TecBrat's "faded," too.

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Either "waned" or "wavered" would work well in this situation. You could also try "varied."

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I would say weakened or lost.

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I like diminished, but changed seems to convey your meaning best.

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subside |səbˈsīd|

become less intense, violent, or severe: I'll wait a few minutes until the storm subsides.

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