Word:

Falling

Fall´ing
a. & n.1.from Fall, v. i.
Falling away
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.
Falling star
(Astron.) See Shooting star.
- Shak.
Falling stone
a stone falling through the atmosphere; a meteorite; an aërolite.
Falling tide
the ebb tide.
Falling weather
a rainy season.
- Bartlett.
Adj.1.falling - suddenly losing an upright position; "they ran from the falling tree"; "a falling wall crushed the car"
Antonyms:
standing, upright - maintaining an erect position; "standing timber"; "many buildings were still standing"
2.falling - decreasing in amount or degree; "falling temperature"
3.falling - becoming lower or less in degree or value; "a falling market"; "falling incomes"
Antonyms:
rising - advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
4.falling - coming down freely under the influence of gravity; "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"
Synonyms: dropping
cascading, collapsing, coming apart, cracking, crumbling, dangling, decadent, deciduous, declined, declining, declivate, declivitous, declivous, decurrent, degenerate, dependent, depending, descendant, descending, deteriorating, dipping, disintegrating, down, down-reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downgrade, downhill, 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 away
Falling band
falling off
falling out
Falling sickness
Falling star
Falling stone
Falling tide
Falling weather
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Fallopian
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Fallot
Fallot's syndrome
Fallot's tetralogy
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