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Nadir

Na´dir   Pronunciation: nā´dẽr
n.1.That point of the heavens, or lower hemisphere, directly opposite the zenith; the inferior pole of the horizon; the point of the celestial sphere directly under the place where we stand.
2.The lowest point; the time of greatest depression.
Nadir of the sun
(Astron.) the axis of the conical shadow projected by the earth.
- Crabb.
Noun1.nadir - an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything
Synonyms: low-water mark
2.nadir - the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Antonyms:
zenith - the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
base, baseboard, basement, bedrock, bottom, chassis, dado, foot, footing, foundation, frame, keel, lower strata, lowest level, lowest point, mopboard, shoemold, sole, toe, underlying level, wainscot
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