(noun, verb)


1. an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything

Definition categories: state, adversity, hardship

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.