Descent and Declension

Descent

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Descent noun – A gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body.
Usage example: the family patriarch's heartbreaking descent into infirmity and senility

Declension is a synonym for descent in lowering topic. In some cases you can use "Declension" instead a noun "Descent".
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
Synonyms for Descent

Declension

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Declension noun – A gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body.
Usage example: a noticeable declension of the fitness of the baseball players over the winter

Descent is a synonym for declension. You can use "Descent" instead a noun "Declension".
Nearby Word: declensional
Synonyms for Declension
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