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Synonyms for downfall
ˈdaʊnˌfɔl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downfall, ruin, ruination(noun)

    failure that results in a loss of position or reputation

    Synonyms:
    fall, ruination, ruining, precipitation, ruin, wrecking, laying waste, dilapidation

  2. precipitation, downfall(noun)

    the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)

    Synonyms:
    fall, ruination, ruin, precipitation, hurriedness, haste, hurry, hastiness

  3. fall, downfall(noun)

    a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

    "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, ruination, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloaming, precipitation, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declination, ruin, downslope, declivity, dip, fall, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

Wiktionary

  1. downfall(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fall

  2. downfall(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fall

  3. downfall(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fall

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. downfall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ruin, destruction, fall

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fall, collapse, drop, undoing, ruin, decline, demise, overthrow

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