Definitions for falling
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word falling.
decreasing in amount or degree
becoming lower or less in degree or value
"a falling market"; "falling incomes"
coming down freely under the influence of gravity
"the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"
The action of the verb to fall.
That falls or fall.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
Falling is a song by the British singer-songwriter Alison Moyet, released in 1993 as the lead single from her fourth studio album Essex. It was written by Moyet and Pete Glenister, and produced by Ian Broudie. A music video was filmed to promote the single, which was directed by The Douglas Brothers.
Falling generally refers to the act of descending or moving downward under the force of gravity, typically from a higher position to a lower position. It can involve a loss of balance or control, leading to a drop or collapse. Falling can occur in various contexts, such as physically stumbling or tripping, descending from a height, or figuratively experiencing a decline or deterioration in a situation or condition.
from Fall, v. i
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'falling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2383
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'falling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2375
The numerical value of falling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of falling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I'm falling in love with you as well, kaitlyn opened up in a big way and it feels great to hear her say she's falling in love with me.
Love is not just a passion spark between two people; there is infinite difference between falling in love and standing in love. Rather, love is a way of being, a giving to, not a falling for; a mode of relating at large, not an act limited to a single person.
I would rather climb for you since FALLING usually is out of control and sometimes causes us to get hurt. However, climbing for someone is at our own pace and gets us to a higher place quicker than falling, which obviously brings us down.
There are five justices…who seem like solid votes to overturn Roe v. Wade, we've been accused, those of us saying that Roe is about to be overturned as being Chicken Little, the sky is falling, the sky is falling. We'll see, because it certainly looks like the sky is falling now.
Falling in love with another man is like falling into a vast vat of yourself. For some men this is ultimately nourishing, for others . . . it is drowning.
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