The Steelers, still in their pre-Chuck Noll nadir, “were horrible,” he says.
Worse even than what I consider his nadir thus far, the 2011 debt-ceiling fiasco.
The debt debacle of 2011 was far and away the nadir of his first term.
The event was the nadir of black nationalism put on nationwide display at the 1995 Million Man March in Washington, D.C.
At its nadir, on September 4, 2012, Facebook closed below $18.
Paul gazed vacantly from the zenith to the nadir, and from west to east, when suddenly his eyes fell on the Abbot of Antinoe.
They were written at the time when the Imperial spirit was at its nadir.
Mohammed Shah was completely defeated the moment he encountered nadir Shah.
The nadir is the lowest point in the heavens and the zenith is the highest.
The pole of the horizon, or that point in the heavens directly overhead, as nadir is that which is directly under our feet.
late 14c., in astronomical sense, from Medieval Latin nadir, from Arabic nazir "opposite to," in nazir as-samt, literally "opposite of the zenith," from nazir "opposite" + as-samt "zenith" (see zenith). Transferred sense of "lowest point (of anything)" is first recorded 1793.
The point on the celestial sphere that is directly below the observer (90 degrees below the celestial horizon). Compare zenith.