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March 15, 2023

Word of the Day: Nadir

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Word of the Day
: March 15, 2023

\NAY-deer\ noun

What It Means

Nadir refers to the lowest or worst point of something. When used in astronomy, nadir describes the point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the zenith and vertically downward from the observer.

// Only once the novel's protagonist reaches her nadir does she arouse the reader's empathy, and we root for her to climb back to respectability.

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