comedown

[ kuhm-doun ]
/ ˈkʌmˌdaʊn /

noun

an unexpected or humiliating descent from dignity, importance, or wealth.

Origin of comedown

First recorded in 1555–65; noun use of verb phrase come down
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comedown

/ (ˈkʌmˌdaʊn) /

noun

verb come down (intr, adverb)

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