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Definitions of falling

  1. A minor fault; foible; infirmity; failure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. That which sinks down. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Descending; dropping; declining. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. from Fall, v. i. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. coming down freely under the influence of gravity; "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. becoming lower or less in degree or value; "a falling market"; "falling incomes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. coming after the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot; "the falling action" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. of Fall The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for falling

  1. " Well, the way business has been falling off-" " Perhaps you would prefer to sell out to me," she remarked quietly. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. It made them of course useless, but how could they help falling in love with her? – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
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