Simple Definition of zenith
: the strongest or most successful period of time
: the highest point reached in the sky by the sun, moon, etc.
Examples of zenith
<at the zenith of her career as a dancer>
Origin of zenith
Middle English cenyth, senyth, from Middle French cenit, from Medieval Latin, from Old Spanish zenit, modification of Arabic samt (al-ra's) way (over one's head)
First Known Use: 14th century
ZENITH Defined for Kids
Definition of zenith
1 : the point in the sky directly overhead
2 : the highest point or stage <She was at the zenith of her career.>
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