First Known Use of rock-bottom
Synonymsbottommost, low, lowermost, nethermost, rock-bottom, undermost
Antonymshighest, loftiest, top, topmost, upmost, uppermost
Related Wordsbelow, lower, low-grade, lowly, nether, under; lowered, low-lying, sunken
Near Antonymshigher, loftier, upper; elevated, escalated, heightened, jacked (up), lifted, raised, uplifted, upraised
Definition of rock bottom
Examples of rock bottom in a Sentence
After years of heavy drug use, she has finally reached rock bottom.
Their marriage has hit rock bottom.
Recent Examples of rock bottom from the Web
That helps explain why the state went from the fourth-fastest growing in 2012 (D.C. was first that year) to rock bottom in 2017.
On June 15, 2011, Dawn and Brett Funk hit rock bottom.
Five years after the housing market hit rock bottom, mortgage credit is finally returning to the healthy levels of the early 2000s, before the boom-bust cycle began.
Through suffering and out of hitting rock bottom, he had been given a place to stand and an opportunity to save a million lives.
AC Milan defender and captain Leonardo Bonucci has hit 'rock bottom' according to the player's mental coach, after being banned for two games following his straight red card during the Italian side's 0-0 draw with Genoa on Sunday.
Police morale and community trust were at rock bottom, while frustration on all sides was formidable.
At the end of July, the White House was at rock bottom.
Directed by and developed with M. Graham Smith, the piece fearlessly and vividly depicts its complicated characters at rock bottom: self-hating, artistically paralyzed, violent, high and drunk.
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First Known Use of rock bottom
rock bottom Synonyms
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Definition of rock bottom for English Language Learners
: the lowest possible level or point
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