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downfall
Definition:
Sudden loss of rank or reputation: ruin.

Synonyms:

noun
bane
bête noir, fatal attraction.
death
eternal rest, finis, losses, necrosis, finises, after life.
decadence
devolution, gluttony, sensuality, Gluttonies, Sybaritism.
decrease
drop.
defeat
beating, collapse, defeat, failure, overthrow.
degeneracy
Depravation, depravations.
descent
Downcome.
destruction
comedown, destruction, massacre, ruination, subjugation, crashings, crushings, sackings, slayings, subjugations.
deterioration
descent, lessening, vitiation, degringolade.
disappointment
faux pas, inefficacy, lemon, errors, bringdown, old one-two.
disgrace, ruin
atrophy, bane, breakdown, cloudburst, collapse, comedown, comeuppance, debacle, decadence, declension, degeneracy, degeneration, deluge, descent, destruction, deterioration, devolution, discomfiture, down, drop, failure, fall, flood, overthrow, ruination, storm, undoing, on the rocks, road to ruin, the skids, rack and ruin.
downfall
fall, precipitation, ruin, ruination.
event
downfall, fall, ruin, ruination.
failure
bust, debacle, fiasco, flop, miscarriage, thrashing, trouncing, waterloo, Noncompletion.
obliteration
obliteration.
phenomenon
downfall, precipitation.
pitfall
mousetrap, quicksand, mousetraps, quicksands, deadfall.
ruin
ruin, undoing, crackup, the end.
ruination
clean out, dilapidate, use up, wrecker, lay waste, dilapidates, bankrupts, wreckers, make a mess of, bring to ruin, spoilate, wreak havoc on.
Examples of usage:
  1. As Greece was now obedient to him, the ambitious Philip began to plan the conquest of Asia and the downfall of the Persian Empire. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  2. As he himself said over and over again after his downfall, he had nobody but himself to blame for it. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  3. Since the downfall of the Empire, calico has come more and more into use, because it is so much cheaper than linen. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  4. It brought a picture he longed to forget- the terrible picture of his downfall: It was a spring day, and the Uncapapas, to make ready for battle, were dancing the great sun- dance. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  5. He even lost interest in the thing he had tried to reach and which had caused his downfall. – Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's by Laura Lee Hope

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