Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb, affievolirsi, which means to trail off, to fadeor to grow fainter. This verb is used in a variety of contexts, often to describe light, sounds, noises as well as interest, hopeand enthusiasm. See the verb used below:

Dove è finito tutto il tuo entusiasmo? All’inizio del progetto eri così contento: adesso mi sembra che la tua carica positiva si sia affievolita. Forza, riprenditi!

What happened to all your enthusiasm? At the beginning of the project, you were so happy: now I think your positive energy has faded. Come on, pull yourself together!