Descent and Heritage


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Descent noun – The act or process of going to a lower level or altitude.
Heritage is a synonym for descent in start topic. In some cases you can use "Heritage" instead a noun "Descent".
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
Synonyms for Descent


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Heritage noun – An inherited or established way of thinking, feeling, or doing.
Descent is a synonym for heritage in ancestry topic. You can use "Descent" instead a noun "Heritage", if it concerns topics such as start.
Synonyms for Heritage

How words are described

polish polish descent polish heritage
noble noble descent noble heritage
divine divine descent divine heritage
native native descent native heritage
Other adjectives: mixed, royal, Indian, greek, eastern, European, Hispanic, Scottish, Scandinavian, latino.

Both words in one sentence

  • Oktoberfest While the intention is an honest celebration of their heritage, it can reach a point of Misaimed Fandom and Self-Parody at times, similar to the enthusiasm of those of Oirish descent.
    Source: Oktoberfest
  • Latino Is Brown Regina's biological daughter Bay, played by a white actress of Italian descent is very pale skinned (which is really unlikely given her heritage).
  • Supernatural Gold Eyes This is a marker of their magical heritage, their descent from the sorcerer-kings who first loosed malices on the world.
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Heritage and Descent. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 28, from
Descent & Heritage. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Jul. 2021. <>.
Heritage or Descent. 2016. Accessed July 28, 2021.

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