英 ['neɪdɪə; 'nædɪə]
- n. 最低点，最底点；[天] 天底
- n. (Nadir)人名；(土、葡、巴基、阿拉伯)纳迪尔
- nadir (n.)
- late 14c., in astronomical sense, from Medieval Latin nadir, from Arabic nazir "opposite to," in nazir as-samt, literally "opposite direction," from nazir "opposite" + as-samt "road, path" (see zenith). Transferred sense of "lowest point (of anything)" is first recorded 1793.
- 1. 1945 to 1946 was the nadir of Truman's presidency.
- 2. the nadir of his career
- 3. This failure was the nadir of her career.
- 4. His fortune was at its nadir.
- 5. At the nadir of her career, she was given a great encouragement by his marrying her.
- 在她事业处于低谷时, 他和她结婚给了她巨大的鼓励.
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