noun Date: 1840 a descent in rank or dignity

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  • comedown — noun, informal 1) a bit of a comedown for a sergeant Syn: loss of status, loss of face, humiliation, belittlement, demotion, degradation, disgrace 2) it s such a comedown after Christmas Syn: anticlimax …   Thesaurus of popular words

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