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de·scend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descending(a)adjective

    coming down or downward

Webster Dictionary

  1. Descending

    of Descend

  2. Descendingadjective

    of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards

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  1. Descending

    Descending is a live album by Psychic TV. The album was recorded live in Rouen, France at the "Exo 7" on June 01, 1984. Initial copies came with an oversized booklet. Later copies came in a jewel-case with standard booklet and were limited to 5000 numbered copies.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of descending in a Sentence

  1. Ariel Henry:

    My fellow Haitians in Haiti and in the diaspora, it is an honor for me to address you as your prime minister. I am calling for all of us to unite and to work together to stop the nation from descending into the abyss, today, it is our responsibility as leaders to work together to faces our challenges. I know some people are scared and have questions about who is leading the country. We weren't ready for recent events, but I can assure you that in a very short period of time I will unveil a new coalition government. This government will lead the country for a short period of time until we can hold better elections.

  2. Buzz Aldrin:

    We landed very, very close to where we were supposed to be, and there’s nothing more comforting to be descending down, and pretty soon the pressure on the outside is more than the pressure on the inside and we began to smell salt air, then we knew we were home.

  3. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Our behavior affects the number of cases, they are not descending on us from heaven.

  4. Artyom Nazarov:

    To live in a country that is descending into an abyss of absurdity and fear is much more frightening than what happened to me or could happen there (on Sunday).

  5. Fulton County:

    It seemed like we were descending into this third-world mentality, i never expected that out of this country.

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