declivity declivity


  • (n) a downward slope or bend


  1. In the course of the play, physical declivity takes her from a cane to a walker to a wheelchair.
  2. With age, the poet might have become a complete Cassandra of declivity.
  3. We have a peculiar feeling in this country of slipping down a declivity.
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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /