nadir

Part of speech: noun

The lowest point under foot, measuring downward.

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Usage examples "nadir":

  1. So much is clear; but I fain would know How you can so reckless and fearless go, Head upward, head downward, all one to you, Zenith and nadir the same in your view? - "Bird-Neighbors", Blanchan, Neltje.
  2. The nadir is the lowest point in the heavens and the zenith is the highest. - "Keats: Poems Published in 1820", John Keats.
  3. Nadir Sharif certainly knows it. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.