[ doun-kuhm ]
/ ˈdaʊnˌkʌm /
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Archaic. descent or downfall; comedown; humiliation.
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Example sentences from the Web for downcome
Ay, said Mrs. Bairnsfather, shaking her head pathetically, it has been a great grief to her this downcome of young Strathoran.Merkland|Mrs. Oliphant
What a wretched downcome from that which Prince had enjoyed in 'life's young dream!'
British Dictionary definitions for downcome
/ (ˈdaʊnˌkʌm) /
another name for downcomer
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