Downfall in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Downfall

a loss of power or prestige

Examples of Downfall in a sentence

The downfall of the Soviet Union was likely due to the unhappiness that they brewed in the hearts of their own people. 🔊

A serious scandal will quickly lead to the downfall of a political figure, especially if it makes people lose their respect for them. 🔊

The downfall of the Roman Empire occurred when one of its Emperor’s failed to keep it appropriately defended against its enemies. 🔊

A fort will quickly face its downfall if the people defending it are inexperienced or poorly equipped.  🔊

My downfall from the position of king in our game of king of the hill was due to the other players teaming up against me.  🔊

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