HyperDic: low-water_mark

English > 2 senses of the expression low-water mark:
NOUNstatelow-water mark, nadiran extreme / extreme state of adversity
locationlow-water marka line marking the lowest level reached
English > low-water mark: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn extreme / extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything.
Synonymnadir
Broaderadversity, hardship, hard knocksA state of misfortune or affliction
Spanishnadir
English > low-water mark: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA line marking the lowest level reached.
Broaderwater line, watermarkA line marking the level reached by a body of water

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