gradualadjectiveuk us /ˈɡræd.jʊ.əl/ /ˈɡrædʒ.ʊ.əl/
- Her conversion to Buddhism/Islam was a very gradual process.
- There has been a gradual degeneration of the judicial system in the last few years.
- He suffered a gradual loss of memory.
- There is a gradual build-up of suspense throughout the film, until it comes to an unexpected ending.
- He lamented the gradual disintegration of family values.