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dégringolade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dégringolade

  1. 1 a change to a lower state or level the sad dégringolade of the holiday from a solemn day of remembrance to just another excuse to go shopping Synonyms of dégringolade decadence, declension, declination, degeneracy, degeneration, degradation, decline, descent, deterioration, devolution, downfall, downgrade, ebb, eclipse, fallWords Related to dégringolade dark age, nadir, sunset; decay, rotting, spoiling; breakup, crumbling, decomposition, disintegration, dissolution; abasement, debasement; depreciation, lessening; decimation, demolishment, demolition, desolation, destruction, havoc, ruin, ruination; abatement, decrease, decrement, de-escalation, deflation, diminishment, diminution, dip, downslide, downtrend, downturn, drop, drop-off, falloff, loss, lowering, reduction, sag, shrinkage, slip, slumpNear Antonyms of dégringolade advancement, development, evolution, growth; blossoming, flourishing, flowering; renewal, restoration, revitalization; heightening; accretion, accrual, addendum, addition, augmentation, boost, enhancement, gain, increase, increment, raise, supplementAntonyms of dégringolade ascent, rise, upswing

  2. 2 a loss of status a sad dégringolade for a theater company that once premiered important American plays Synonyms of dégringolade decline, comedown, demise, descent, down, downfall, fall, flameout, GötterdämmerungWords Related to dégringolade breakdown, burnout, collapse, crash, meltdown, ruin, undoing; defeat, disappointment, reversal, setback; bottom, nadir; abasement, disgrace, humiliationNear Antonyms of dégringolade advance, headway, progress; flower, heyday, primeAntonyms of dégringolade aggrandizement, ascent, exaltation, rise, up

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