1. downside

noun. ['ˈdaʊnˌsaɪd'] a negative aspect of something that is generally positive.


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Words that Rhyme with Downside

  • alcide
  • backside
  • bayside
  • bedside
  • blindside
  • broadside
  • brookside
  • burnside
  • cambridgeside
  • cityside
  • countryside
  • curbside
  • dioxide
  • dockside
  • exide
  • fireside
  • fratricide
  • fungicide
  • garside
  • gartside

Example sentences of the word downside

1. Noun, singular or mass
On the downside, retail and service businesses are nowhere near quite as pampered.

Quotes containing the word downside

1. The downside of my celebrity is that I cannot go anywhere in the world without being recognized. It is not enough for me to wear dark sunglasses and a wig. The wheelchair gives me away.
- Stephen Hawking

2. Hope may have a positive reputation, but it has a vicious downside. If you have hope, you can be crushed.
- Ann Napolitano, A Good Hard Look

3. The Downside of Stuff {Couplet) I got what I want;I have what I need.But they want what I have,and they'll make me bleed.
- Beryl Dov