1. an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything
2. the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Definition categories: location
Sentences with nadir as a noun:
- The nadir of the sun is the axis of the shadow projected by the Earth.
1. (transitive, beekeeping) To extend (a beehive) by adding an empty box at the base.