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1. demise

noun. ['dɪˈmaɪz'] the time when something ends.

Synonyms

  • dying
  • life-time
  • life
  • lifetime
  • lifespan
  • ending
  • end
  • death

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • birth
  • noncritical
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • demissa (Latin)

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Rhymes with Demise

  • sensationalize
  • decriminalize
  • misapplies
  • improvise
  • underlies
  • pint-size
  • mcfly's
  • comprise
  • complies
  • vanhise
  • surprise
  • supply's
  • supplies
  • shanghai's
  • reprise
  • replies
  • oversize
  • marseilles
  • implies
  • goodbyes
  • emprise
  • duis
  • disguise
  • despise
  • decries
  • chastise
  • baptize
  • upsize
  • unwise
  • surmise

How do you pronounce demise?

Pronounce demise as dɪˈmaɪz.

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Sentences with demise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many an umbrella has seen its demise when the wind picks up and destroys it.

Quotes about demise


1. When we replace a sense of service and gratitude with a sense of entitlement and expectation, we quickly see the demise of our relationships, society, and economy.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

2. ...Man has a tyrant, ignorance. I voted for the demise of that particular tyrant. That particular tyrant has engendered royalty, which is authority based on falsehood, whereas science is authority based on truth. Man should be governed by science alone.""And conscience,"added the bishop."It's the same thing. Conscience is the quota of innate science we each have inside us.
- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

2. demise

verb. ['dɪˈmaɪz'] transfer by a lease or by a will.

Antonyms

  • nascent

Etymology

  • demissa (Latin)
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