๐ŸŒ– Waning Gibbous Moon


Disappearing, Closing, Waning, Diminishing, Reducing, Losing Luster

๐ŸŒ– Meaning: A brightly shining yellowish golden moon with a thin dark crescent on the right side. Sometimes, this crescent is definitive, whereas sometimes, it crawls onto the bright side.

The ๐ŸŒ– Waning Gibbous Moon emoji represents the sixth phase of the moon/lunar cycle. During this phase, the moon is neither half nor full but is rather closing up and in a way, getting smaller and less bright.

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How and When to Use the ๐ŸŒ– Waning Gibbous Moon Emoji

  • ๐ŸŒ– seems like the moon is beginning to shrink when seen from the earth. In a sense, itโ€™s not full anymore. So, if youโ€™re referring to a person, situation, conversation, anything that burned bright for long and is beginning to lose luster, you can use ๐ŸŒ–.
  • Since the waning gibbous moon is post the full moon, phase it suggests a sense of darkening after revealing itself. From a use case POV, ๐ŸŒ– can also symbolize diminishing after complete revelation. For instance, โ€œMan, IDK whatโ€™s happening. This scrub worked like magic before and now itโ€™s just not doing anything to my skin! ๐ŸŒ–โ€.
  • Also, apart from the moon, people, things and other creatures have a waning phase as well. You could probably use ๐ŸŒ– to refer to those phases as well โ€“ โ€œPMS is my ULTIMATE waning period ๐ŸŒ–โ€.
  • If youโ€™re texting your bestie about how a potential romantic interest bloomed at one point and randomly began disappearing, use ๐ŸŒ–. For example, โ€œShe was all over me last night and now she blocked me ๐ŸŒ–โ€.

Other Names

  • ๐ŸŒ– Sixth Phase of the Lunar Cycle
  • ๐ŸŒ– Sixth Phase of the Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ– Waning
  • ๐ŸŒ– Disappearing Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ– Waning Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ– Shadowed Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ– Closing Moon
  • ๐ŸŒ– Diminishing Moon