The word “nadir” has 2 syllables: na-dir.

It's pronounced as /ˈneɪ.dɪər/.

What is synonym and antonym for nadir?

In the thesaurus, “nadir” has 7 synonyms and 13 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for nadir along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for nadir

Antonyms for nadir

  • apex
  • climax
  • crown
  • culmination
  • head
  • height
  • meridian
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • top
  • vertex
  • zenith

Meanings of nadir

  • noun
    1. The point of the celestial sphere, directly opposite the zenith; inferior pole of the horizon; point of the celestial sphere directly under the place of observation.
    2. The lowest point; time of greatest depression.
    3. The axis of a projected conical shadow; the direction of the force of gravity at a location; down.
    4. An empty box added beneath a full one in a beehive to give the colony more room to expand or store honey.
  • verb
    1. To extend (a beehive) by adding an empty box at the base.

Example Sentences

  • The team's performance reached its nadir during the challenging match, leaving fans disappointed.
  • In the midst of the economic downturn, the company's profits hit a financial nadir.
  • The artist faced criticism when their latest work was considered the nadir of their creative output.
  • During the intense debate, the politician's credibility reached a nadir as controversial statements were made.
  • The relationship between the two friends experienced a difficult period, reaching its emotional nadir.

On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to nadir, such as: abyss, apex, base, bottom, climax, crown, culmination.

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dark age

  • crumbling
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  • devolution
  • disintegration
  • downfall
  • downgrade
  • ebb
  • eclipse
  • nadir
  • rotting
  • spoiling
  • sunset

dark ages

  • decadences
  • decays
  • declensions
  • declinations
  • declines
  • degeneracies
  • degenerations
  • degradations
  • deteriorations
  • devolutions
  • ebbs
  • eclipses
  • falls
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