What does fall from grace mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall from grace(verb)

    revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior

    "The children fell from grace when they asked for several helpings of dessert"


  1. fall from grace(Verb)

    to lose God's favour through sins or wrongdoings

  2. fall from grace(Verb)

    to fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.


  1. Fall from Grace

    Ensign's second 7" EP for Orange County, California record label, Indecision Records, followed their self-titled 7" debut from May, 1996. It was released in June, 1997 on 7" vinyl only. The production run was limited to 4239 on black vinyl, 600 green, 225 white, 106 orange and a further 100 on black vinyl with a different cover to coincide with a European tour. This was inline with Indecision Records tradition of putting out releases by new bands on colored and normal vinyl and was carried through to their next release, Direction of Things to Come. It was later re-released on CD as part of a retrospective compilation, Three Years Two Months Eleven Days, in April 2000 after the band had left to join Nitro Records in 1998.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall from grace in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall from grace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Cayman Compass newspaper:

    Canover Watson’s fall from grace is now complete.

  2. Cate Meighan:

    Time and again we have watched celebs fall from grace, and if they law low for awhile they often can return, think of Martha Stewart, Paula Deen or Robert Downey Jr. all of those years ago. If Billy comes back, owns his behavior and apologizes without trying to explain things away, he'll be forgiven. Meighan, however, suggested Bush's options may be limited. I think he will work again. He may not be at a top network, but he'll work. Gainor notes that Bush has friends in all the right places in Hollywood.

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