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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Failure that results in a loss of position or reputation; A sudden decline in strength or number or importance; The falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist).

Usage examples (36)
  • Earth Abides, check, the downfall is a bit of a mystery.
  • Yes, in fact his downfall is about halfway through I'd say.
  • I think my biggest downfall is taking too many risks.
  • Why peole blame Hillary for Obama's downfall is beyond me. for more
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