Origin of nadir
OTHER WORDS FROM nadirna·dir·al, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH nadirnadir , zenith
Words nearby nadir
How to use nadir in a sentence
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
Plus, this sorry excuse for a show represents a sort of cultural nadir when it comes to reality television.'Sex Box,' a Reality TV Show Where Couples Have Sex in a Box and Discuss It, Is Coming to America|Marlow Stern|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
It is made famous through its connection with an act of cruelty on the part of Sheikh Nadir.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
She was a daughter of the House of Nadir Shah, burning with the traditional ambitions of her family.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
Ingulfus mentions at the same time a nadir, as he calls it, or planetarium, executed in various metals.
Infinity lay between the end of December and the end of January; in a month his spirits had risen from nadir to zenith.To Him That Hath|Leroy Scott
Life becomes awful by its reaches: its span from zenith to nadir, by moral parallax.