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Word – Nadir Word – Nadir
Word – Nadir

Word – Nadir

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Meaning:

[noun]: a worst moment

History:

Nadi is one of the parts of the scientific galaxy’s words that has been taken from Arabic, one such language that had made essential contributions in the vocabulary of chemistry, medicine, astronomy, and mathematics. Nadir has been derived from nazi as-samt, meaning opposite. It is the opposite of zenith – the highest point in the celestial sphere. The first use of this word nadir has been recorded in 1627 by John Donne – an English poet. He used this word in the figurative speech to talk about the lowest point.

Usage:

  1. When she was at the nadir of her career, her husband supported her tremendously well.
  2. The losses in the company reached the nadir last year.
  3. After his daughter passed away, his fortune hit the nadir.
  4. It looked like we had reached the zenith from nadir.
  5. The issue is nobody got to realize when the stock market reached the nadir.
  6. Despite thinking I had reached my nadir and would not be able to meet the deadline, I still managed to complete the project.
  7. Since the relation between two opponents has reached the nadir, leaders are concerned about the risk of a major war.
  8. As the employees are worried about losing the vacancies, the morale of the company has reached the nadir.
  9. When almost two million products were revoked, the manufacturing company reached its nadir.
  10. After getting fired and not being able to find a new job anytime soon, he realized that his career was reaching a nadir.

 

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