Definition Of downfall

noun

a loss of power, prosperity, or status.

the crisis led to the downfall of the government

Example Of downfall

  • Although he has made it clear he will not regard the motion as binding, such a defeat would be immensely damaging and could even lead to his downfall .

  • But it led to the downfall of several ministers involved in extra-marital relationships.

  • But it was standing a bad debt for a friend that proved his downfall .

  • But the high costs associated with holidaying in the republic are also thought to be a significant reason for the downfall .

  • But there is one other sticky point that could very easily lead to his downfall .


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