Downfallen \Down"fall`en\ (doun"f[add]l`'n), a. Fallen; ruined. --Carew. [1913 Webster]

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  • downfallen — [doun′fôl΄ən] adj. fallen; ruined * * * down·fall·en (dounʹfô lən) adj. Fallen, as from high position; ruined. * * * …   Universalium

  • downfallen — [doun′fôl΄ən] adj. fallen; ruined …   English World dictionary

  • downfallen — adjective see downfall …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • downfallen — adjective a) Pertaining to those who have undergone a downfall; those who have been ousted from a position of authority. b) Pertaining to one who is crestfallen, depressed, down in the dumps …   Wiktionary

  • downfallen — adj. ruined, fallen from prosperity, fallen from grace, disgraced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • downfallen — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: down (II) + fallen : fallen, ruined * * * downˈfallen adjective Ruined • • • Main Entry: ↑down …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Downfallen —    The lost home of the Númenóreans.    A name for Númenor after its destruction in the late Second Age …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • downfall — downfallen, adj. /down fawl /, n. 1. descent to a lower position or standing; overthrow; ruin. 2. something causing ruin, failure, etc.: Liquor was his downfall. 3. a fall, as of rain, snow, or the like, often sudden or heavy. 4. a trap using a… …   Universalium

  • Akallabêth — This article is about the story by J. R. R. Tolkien. For the computer game of a similar name, see Akalabeth. For the fictional island, see Númenor. The Silmarillion Ainulindalë Valaquenta Quenta Silmarillion Akallabêth Of the Rings of Power and… …   Wikipedia

  • Númenor — Place from J. R. R. Tolkien s legendarium Other names See below Description Island (or continent) Location The Great Sea, west of Middle earth Lifespan …   Wikipedia

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