Synonyms and Antonyms for declination

1. declination (n.)

a downward slope or bend

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2. declination (n.)

a polite refusal of an invitation

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3. declination (n.)

(astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere

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4. declination (n.)

a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

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