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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fallingadjective

    decreasing in amount or degree

    "falling temperature"

  2. fallingadjective

    becoming lower or less in degree or value

    "a falling market"; "falling incomes"

  3. dropping, fallingadjective

    coming down freely under the influence of gravity

    "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"


  1. fallingnoun

    The action of the verb to fall.

  2. fallingadjective

    That falls or fall.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fallingnoun

    Indentings opposed to prominence.

    Etymology: from fall.

    It shows the nose and eyebrows, with the several prominencies and fallings in of the features, much more distinctly than any other kind of figure. Joseph Addison, on ancient Medals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falling

    of Fall

  2. Falling

    from Fall, v. i


  1. Falling

    Falling is a novel by the Flemish author Anne Provoost.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Falling is ranked #93921 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Falling surname appeared 195 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Falling.

    46.1% or 90 total occurrences were White.
    26.6% or 52 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    13.3% or 26 total occurrences were Black.
    10.7% or 21 total occurrences were of two or more races.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Falling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2383

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Falling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2375

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Falling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Falling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Falling in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Lewis:

    It's basically falling, it's falling with style.

  2. Wayne Byres:

    There has been some suggestion that this reflects some kind of falling out between us, or evidence of trans-Tasman one-upmanship, in fact, the opposite is the case... and we communicate frequently at all levels.

  3. Allan Lichtman:

    The danger is falling on your face and some candidates have had trouble with it, but most of these guys are really slick.

  4. Lenore Skenazy:

    One thing to remember is that none of us are purely anything. People think I am anti-helicopter parenting, but what I am really against is a culture that has made us so scared about everything, like Our Kids falling behind or getting hurt.

  5. Rookie Devin Booker:

    Last few games I haven't been shooting the ball well, i knew it would come, so I just kept shooting. They starting falling, so I stayed aggressive and I had the opportunity so I took advantage of it.

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