Noun(1) failure that results in a loss of position or reputation(2) the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist(3) a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
(1) They are three sisters who trick Macbeth into believing that he is invincible, which leads to his downfall .(2) Huge exposure to guaranteed annuities was the main reason for the downfall of discredited insurer Equitable Life, as it had not kept enough reserves to pay them.(3) his intractability will prove to be his downfall(4) In 1999, a dioxin scare led to the downfall of the Belgian Government.(5) The couple raked in millions of dollars but the credit card charges that made their fortune also led to their downfall .(6) The constant friction with his superiors probably hastened his downfall .(7) It was widely rumored on Tuesday that his alleged wrongdoing and poor damage control would cause his downfall .(8) What could she do to prevent their downfall when the power to change things always seemed to be in someone else's hands?(9) Perhaps it was his inability to sell the Agreement to the average unionist led to the downfall of this clever but rather charmless and now isolated figure.(10) I worry that reality television will be the ultimate downfall of society altogether.(11) Although he has made it clear he will not regard the motion as binding, such a defeat would be immensely damaging and could even lead to his downfall .(12) Ironically, it is the emphasis Dutch governments have placed on multiculturalism that has helped lead to its inevitable downfall .(13) The downfall of the ILM was first and foremost the failure of its leadership - at all levels, in all affiliated organisations.(14) It was this that would eventually lead to his downfall .(15) Famed as a colourful cultural melting pot, the qualities that blessed New Orleans with its unique character also served as a curse that led to its downfall .(16) These are also a reason of the downfall of the industry.
1. undoing ::
2. ruin ::
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4. fall ::
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2. rise ::
Different Formsdownfall, downfallen, downfalls
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