Definition Of nadir


the lowest point in the fortunes of a person or organization.

they had reached the nadir of their sufferings

Example Of nadir

  • A number of black, middle-class residents never abandoned the storied neighborhood even when it was at its economic nadir , when it was rocked by a devastating epidemic of drugs, crime and neglect.

  • Although Alchemy's history is relatively short, it is not short of examples of successful trawls of companies whose fortunes have reached a nadir .

  • As a result, in the early 1980s, the system had reached its nadir , with tracks throughout the system in such an advanced state of disrepair that trains were forced to move very slowly just to avoid derailing.

  • asking that question was the nadir of my career

  • From a high of 9.6 per cent, it has steadily declined to reach its nadir in 1999-2000 of 7.1 per cent.

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