Definition of 'nadir'
Example sentences containing 'nadir'
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The nadir was reached with the match still in the balance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Malton's mourning will reach its emotional nadir this morning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It reached a nadir soon after 5pm. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A cliché about the camps is that they represented a nadir of inhumanity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A forearm in the face and an ambulance took him to his career 's nadir. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So was it the worst, the low point, the nadir? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just when you think they've reached a nadir, they find another. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Turner relied on handouts from a rich friend, but when he injured a hamstring last August he reached the nadir. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'nadir'
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Translations for 'nadir'
British English: nadir NOUN
The nadir of something such as someone's career or the history of an organization is its worst time.
This year was the nadir of his presidency.
- American English: nadir
- Brazilian Portuguese: nadir
- Chinese: 最低点
- European Spanish: punto más bajo
- French: point le plus bas
- German: Tiefstpunkt
- Italian: periodo peggiore
- Japanese: どん底
- Korean: 최악의 순간
- European Portuguese: nadir
- Spanish: punto más bajo
Definition of nadir from the Collins English Dictionary
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