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Synonyms for nightfall
ˈnaɪtˌfɔlnight·fall

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  1. nightfallnoun

    Synonyms:
    evening, dusk, sunset, sundown

  2. nightfallnoun

    The close of the day; the coming of night.

    Synonyms:
    sunset, dusk, evening, sundown

Princeton's WordNet

  1. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepusclenoun

    the time of day immediately following sunset

    "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "nightfall":

    dusk, twilight, dark, sunset, sundown, night

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#3071pin
#5476sunset
#5615decline
#6341autumn
#9094dip
#10122twilight
#11564surrender
#11777spill
#13070descent
#17934tumble
#18076dusk
#27947downfall
#38177declination
#38840sundown
#49878nightfall
#80167capitulation
#116269downslope
#117527declension
#145906crepuscule
#185304gloaming
#253199declivity
#327568evenfall

How to use nightfall in a sentence?

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, spoken by Elrond:

    He should not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.

  2. Mariana Fulger:

    Each moment is nightfall not spacious enough to contain all hope that there will be morning.

  3. Alexis Carrel:

    To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.


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