HyperDic: nadir

English > 2 senses of the word nadir:
NOUNstatenadir, low-water markan extreme / extreme state of adversity
locationnadirthe point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
nadir > pronunciation
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English > nadir: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn extreme / extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything.
Synonymlow-water mark
Broaderadversity, hardship, hard knocksA state of misfortune or affliction
Spanishnadir
English > nadir: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
Part ofcelestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkinThe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Broadercelestial pointA point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
OppositezenithThe point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Spanishnadir
Catalannadir

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