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1. nadir

noun. ['ˈneɪdɝ'] an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything.

Synonyms

  • adversity
  • hard knocks
  • low-water mark

Antonyms

  • apoapsis
  • inglorious
  • natural object
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • nadir (Latin)
  • نظير اسمت (Arabic)

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Rhymes with Nadir

  • crusader
  • blockader
  • strader
  • invader
  • trader
  • swader
  • stader
  • srader
  • spader
  • snader
  • shrader
  • schrader
  • schmader
  • grader
  • evader
  • crader
  • wader
  • vader
  • shader
  • seder
  • schader
  • sader
  • raider
  • rader
  • nader
  • mader
  • lader
  • kader
  • haider
  • hader

How do you pronounce nadir?

Pronounce nadir as ˈneɪdər.

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2. nadir

noun. ['ˈneɪdɝ'] the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected.

Synonyms

  • empyrean
  • sphere
  • heavens
  • celestial sphere
  • firmament
  • welkin
  • vault of heaven

Antonyms

  • point of periapsis
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis
  • apex

Etymology

  • nadir (Latin)
  • نظير اسمت (Arabic)

Sentences with nadir


1. Noun, singular or mass
The federal government lists both the crocodile and alligator as threatened, although the latter has made an admirable recovery since the nadir of the population in the 1960s.

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