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rock bottom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rock bottom

  1. 1 the lowest part, place, or point <when the stock market was at its rock bottom was the time to buy in> Synonyms base, basement, foot, nadir, bottomRelated Words basis, bed, bedrock, foundation, ground, groundwork, keystone, seat, underpinningNear Antonyms acme, apex, climax, crest, culmination, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip, tip-top, zenithAntonyms head, top, vertex

  2. 2 the lowest point or level <our finances must be at rock bottom if we can't even afford a fast-food joint> Synonyms bedrock, bottom, depth, nadir, zeroRelated Words abyss, armpit, pitNear Antonyms bloom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday; crescendo, high; cap, ceiling, crest, roofAntonyms acme, apex, climax, crown, culmination, head, height, high-water mark, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip-top, top, zenith




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