Definition of dampen:
come apart, demote, subvert, girdle, crack, relegate, bankrupt, reveal, pause, buffer, go bad, wash out, mince, asphyxiate, erupt, expose, mute, wear, de-escalate, relent, disclose, benumb, snap off, dull, let on, stop, divulge, muffle, go against, choke, intermit, ruin, pall, let out, bathe, die, fall apart, discontinue, violate, increase, wash, founder, give out, part, undermine, go, kick downstairs, get around, give away, counteract, bump, cushion, tame, bust, break away, get out, dry, give, split up, launder, blunt, lap, repress, damp, wash off, interrupt, discover, bring out, offend, smash, moderate, strangle, break in, weaken, dispirit, break, tone down, collapse, deaden, suffocate, breach, break-dance, wear out, develop, break off, step down, separate, yield, break down, break out, cave in, split, numb, rinse, give way, drizzle, fall in, countermine, wash away, unwrap, burst, soften, conk out, moisten, stifle, sabotage, lave, better, recrudesce, break up, transgress, fracture, infract, fail, smother.
- de-motivate (part of speech: verb)
- dissuade (part of speech: verb)
- moisten (part of speech: verb)
- deject (part of speech: verb)
- "A Little Florida Lady", Dorothy C. Paine.
- "Health Through Will Power", James J. Walsh.
The football mass- meeting that night was enthusiastic to a degree, and even the news that Claflin had beaten Larchville that afternoon 11 to failed to dampen the fervour of the songs and cheers that rang through the hall.- "Left Tackle Thayer", Ralph Henry Barbour.