Antonyms

1. autumnal

adjective. ['ɔˈtʌmnəl'] characteristic of late maturity verging on decline.

Antonyms

  • green

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How do you pronounce autumnal equinox?

Pronounce autumnal equinox as ɔˈtəmnəl ˈikwəˌnɑks.

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Example sentences of the word autumnal-equinox


1. Noun Phrase
The “harvest moon” is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox.

2. Noun Phrase
Following the summer solstice in mid-June, the days begin to get shorter as the autumnal equinox approaches.

3. Noun Phrase
This occurs at the equator during the vernal and autumnal equinoxes.

4. Noun Phrase
Its dark green, heart-shaped leaves contrast the flowering display in very late summer just before the autumnal equinox.

2. autumnal

adjective. ['ɔˈtʌmnəl'] of or characteristic of or occurring in autumn.

Synonyms

  • autumn-flowering
  • late-flowering
  • autumn-blooming
  • fall-blooming
  • fall-flowering
  • late-ripening

Antonyms

  • summery
  • wintry
  • young
  • immaturity

3. equinox

noun. ['ˈiːkwəˌnɑːks'] (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic.

Synonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • celestial point
  • vernal equinox

Antonyms

  • nadir
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis
  • apex

Etymology

  • aequinoctium (Latin)

4. equinox

noun. ['ˈiːkwəˌnɑːks'] either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length.

Synonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • spring equinox
  • cosmic time
  • fall equinox
  • September equinox
  • vernal equinox

Antonyms

  • vernal equinox
  • antapex
  • apoapsis
  • zenith

Etymology

  • aequinoctium (Latin)
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