Associations to the word «Downward»

Pictures for the word «Downward»


DOWNWARD, adverb. Toward a lower level, whether in physical space, in a hierarchy, or in amount or value.
DOWNWARD, adjective. Moving or sloping down
DOWNWARD DOG, noun. (yoga) downward-facing dog
DOWNWARD SPIRAL, noun. A series of thoughts or actions which feeds back into itself, causing a situation to become progressively worse. It is worse than a vicious circle, which is self-sustaining in its current state.

Dictionary definition

DOWNWARD, adverb. Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward".
DOWNWARD, adjective. Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream".
DOWNWARD, adjective. On or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity".

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Maya Angelou