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Origin of nadir
OTHER WORDS FROM nadirna·dir·al, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH nadirnadir , zenith
Words nearby nadir
Example sentences from the Web for nadir
The nadir of a year riddled with uncertainty, stress and tumult might arrive in early November, when an unusual presidential contest spurs a multistate fight over absentee ballots and confirmed results.Most Americans understand that we probably won’t see a winner on election night|Philip Bump|September 23, 2020|Washington Post
At their nadir in April, total hours worked were 16% lower than January in both countries.Despite wildly different approaches, the US and UK are seeing identical declines in hours worked|Dan Kopf|September 17, 2020|Quartz
Raniere represents a true nadir of sociopathy, and there is no moral equivalency between his worst crimes and short-con financial grifters.HBO’s new sex cult doc has big lessons for investors|dzanemorris|September 2, 2020|Fortune
Yet its trade position has also fueled the nation’s currency, which soared almost 30% from a nadir in March.A country that escaped a recession in 2008 is officially in one now|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 2, 2020|Fortune
Tech stocks’ huge share of the index is both a result of and an explanation for the S&P 500’s rebound of more than 50% since its nadir during March’s historic, coronavirus-induced correction.‘It’s clicks versus bricks’: Why tech stocks won’t be fading anytime soon|reymashayekhi|August 17, 2020|Fortune
The stock market has gone nuts, more than doubling since its March 2009 nadir.Why Didn't Obama Tout How Great the Economy Is Doing?|Daniel Gross|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Worse even than what I consider his nadir thus far, the 2011 debt-ceiling fiasco.Will Obama Learn the Right Lesson From the Summers Debacle?|Michael Tomasky|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At its nadir, on September 4, 2012, Facebook closed below $18.
The debt debacle of 2011 was far and away the nadir of his first term.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Republican Revenge Over the Debt Limit|Michael Tomasky|December 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
However, the nadir of his married life was when Rather just barely remembered to call his wife on her birthday.10 Revelations from ‘Rather Outspoken’ Autobiography|Ben Jacobs|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The nadir is the lowest point in the heavens and the zenith is the highest.Keats: Poems Published in 1820|John Keats
He was terrified into submission at the approach of Nadir, and sent his vizier to deprecate the wrath of that monarch.
The young blood of Nadir rushed towards the spot where difficulty and labour awaited him.Popular Tales|Madame Guizot
Mayor Petion, named on hats, is at his zenith in this Federation; Lafayette again is close upon his nadir.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
He rendered valuable services to the sultan in his war with Russia, and with the famous Nadir Shah.