Definition of Downfallen

1. a. Fallen; ruined.



Definition of Downfallen

1. Adjective. Fallen down. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to those who have undergone a downfall; those who have been ousted from a position of authority. ¹

3. Adjective. Pertaining to one who is crestfallen, depressed, down in the dumps. ¹

4. Verb. (past participle of downfall). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downfallen

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downfallen

downdraft
downdraft gasifier
downdrafts
downdraught
downdraughts
downdraw
downdrift
downed
downer
downers
downest
downey heads
downeyite
downface
downfall
downfallen (current term)
downfalling
downfallings
downfalls
downfield
downflow
downflowing
downflows
downfold
downfolded
downfolding
downfolds
downforce
downforces
downgoing

Literary usage of Downfallen

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1. The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore by Thomas Moore (1910)
"... Was left behind me, in yon star That shines from out those clouds afar,— Where, relic sad, 'tis treasur'd yet, The downfallen angel's coronet ! ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"For years past its members have been chosen from the clerical party, and the partisans of the downfallen régimes; it warmly supported the adventurers of May ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... however, of their downfallen condition, they absolutely refused to take the oath of the engagement, which bound men to be faithful to the Commonwealth ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"... against the extravagance of the downfallen administration, against the fearful usurpations of executive power, and in favor of retrenchment, economy, ..."

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