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comedown

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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come=down

CIDE DICTIONARY

comedownn. 
     A downfall; an humiliation.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

comedown, n.
1 a loss of status; decline or degradation.
2 a disappointment.

THESAURUS

comedown

abasement, anticlimax, backset, bafflement, balk, bathos, belittling, betrayed hope, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, breakdown, buffet, cascade, cataract, check, chute, collapse, contempt, crash, cropper, cruel disappointment, dash, dashed hope, debacle, debasement, decadence, decadency, declension, declination, decline, decrial, defeat, deflation, defluxion, deformation, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demotion, depravation, depravedness, depreciation, derogation, descending, descension, descent, deterioration, detraction, devolution, disappointment, disapproval, discomfiture, discrediting, disgrace, disillusionment, disparagement, dissatisfaction, down, downbend, downcome, downcurve, downfall, downflow, downgrade, downpour, downrush, downtrend, downturn, downward mobility, downward trend, drop, dropping, dump, dying, ebb, effeteness, embarrassment, fading, failing, failure, failure of nerve, faint praise, fall, fallen countenance, falling, falling-off, fiasco, fizzle, foiling, forlorn hope, frustration, gravitation, hangdog look, hope deferred, humbled pride, humiliation, inclination, indignity, involution, knocking, lapse, letdown, loss of tone, lukewarm support, minimizing, mirage, mortification, nose dive, plummeting, pounce, pratfall, put-down, putting down, rapids, regression, retrocession, retrogradation, retrogression, reversal, reverse, reverse of fortune, ruin, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-diminishment, setback, setdown, severe check, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, slighting, slippage, slump, smash, sore disappointment, sour grapes, stoop, stumble, swoop, tailspin, tantalization, tease, throwback, tumble, undoing, wane, waterfall, wreck

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comedown

Adversity

N adversity, evil, failure, bad luck, ill luck, evil luck, adverse luck, hard fortune, hard hap, hard luck, hard lot, frowns of fortune, evil dispensation, evil star, evil genius, vicissitudes of life, ups and downs of life, broken fortunes, hard case, hard lines, hard life, sea of troubles, peck of troubles, hell upon earth, slough of despond, trouble, hardship, curse, blight, blast, load, pressure, pressure of the times, iron age, evil day, time out of joint, hard times, bad times, sad times, rainy day, cloud, dark cloud, gathering clouds, ill wind, visitation, infliction, affliction, bitter pill, care, trial, the sport of fortune, mishap, mischance, misadventure, misfortune, disaster, calamity, catastrophe, accident, casualty, cross, reverse, check, contretemps, rub, backset, comedown, setback, losing game, falling, fall, downfall, ruination, ruinousness, undoing, extremity, ruin, unfortunate, unblest, unhappy, unlucky, improsperous, unprosperous, hoodooed, luckless, hapless, out of luck, in trouble, in a bad way, in an evil plight, under a cloud, clouded, ill off, badly off, in adverse circumstances, poor, behindhand, down in the world, decayed, undone, on the road to ruin, on its last legs, on the wane, in one's utmost need, planet-struck, devoted, born under an evil star, born with a wooden ladle in one's mouth, ill-fated, ill-starred, ill-omened, adverse, untoward, disastrous, calamitous, ruinous, dire, deplorable.


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