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Falling

Falling Meaning & Definition
Falling Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Falling?

[adj] coming down freely under the influence of gravity; "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"
[adj] suddenly losing an upright position; "they ran from the falling tree"; "a falling wall crushed the car"
[adj] becoming lower or less in degree or value; "a falling market"; "falling incomes"
[adj] coming after the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot; "the falling action"
[adj] decreasing in amount or degree; "falling temperature"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Falling: anticlimactic | declining | decreasing | descending(a) | down(a) | dropping | toppling | tumbling

Related Terms | Find terms related to Falling: cascading | collapsing | coming apart | cracking | crumbling | dangling | decadent | deciduous | declined | declining | declivate | declivitous | declivous | decurrent | degenerate | dependent | depending | descendant | descending | deteriorating | dipping | disintegrating | down | downcoming | downfalling | downgoing | downgrade | downhill | down-reaching | downsinking | downward | draining | drooping | dropping | dwindling | ebbing | effete | fading | failing | falling loosely | flagging | flowing | fragmenting | going to pieces | hanging | hung | languishing | marcescent | on the descendant | on the downgrade | pendent | pending | pendulant | pendular | penduline | pendulous | pensile | pining | plummeting | plunging | regressive | retrograde | retrogressive | sagging | setting | shriveling | sinking | sliding | slipping | slumping | submerging | subsiding | suspended | swinging | tabetic | tottering | tumbledown | waning | wasting | weeping | wilting | withering | worsening

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Falling In Webster's Dictionary

\Fall"ing\, a. & n. from {Fall}, v. i. {Falling away}, {Falling off}, etc. See {To fall away}, {To fall off}, etc., under {Fall}, v. i. {Falling band}, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the early part of the 17th century. {Falling sickness} (Med.), epilepsy. --Shak. {Falling star}. (Astron.) See {Shooting star}. {Falling stone}, a stone falling through the atmosphere; a meteorite; an a["e]rolite. {Falling tide}, the ebb tide. {Falling weather}, a rainy season. [Colloq.] --Bartlett.

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