Definition of ebbing:
deteriorating (part of speech: verb)
- falling apart,
- going downhill,
- getting worse,
- pacifying (part of speech: verb)
- "Wild Life in a Southern County", Richard Jefferies.
- "Stingaree", E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung.
With her life ebbing fast, Mrs. Dalton made a pitiful attempt to explain the reason of her presence on her husband's side of the house, afraid that he would misunderstand her motive; and he was filled with sorrow and self- reproach.- "Banked Fires", E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi.