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Definition of Downfall

Downfall

  1. A sudden fall; a body of things falling.
  2. A sudden descent from rank or state, reputation or happiness; destruction; ruin.

Downfall Quotations

When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall.
Paul Harvey

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Frank Lloyd Wright

We have self-centered minds which get us into plenty of trouble. If we do not come to understand the error in the way we think, our self-awareness, which is our greatest blessing, is also our downfall.
Joko Beck

But marriage goes in waves. You've got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don't put the work and the effort into it. You've got to suck up your ego a lot of times, because that can be a big downfall.
Anna Benson

A man's pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.
Bear Grylls
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Downfall Translations

downfall in German is Sturz, Untergang
downfall in Italian is decadenza, naufragio
downfall in Latin is casus

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