What is another word for falling down?

203 synonyms found


[ fˈɔːlɪŋ dˈa͡ʊn], [ fˈɔːlɪŋ dˈa‍ʊn], [ f_ˈɔː_l_ɪ_ŋ d_ˈaʊ_n]

Falling down is a common occurrence that happens to everyone at some point in their lives. However, the word "falling down" has many synonyms that can be used to describe the action more precisely. Some of the synonyms for falling down include tumbling, tripping, stumbling, plunging, toppling, collapsing, and slumping. Each of these words can have particular usage, such as tumbling implies a more uncontrolled and chaotic fall, while tripping is often used for stumbling on an obstruction. In contrast, toppling places more emphasis on losing balance and then falling over, rather than falling down. Using synonyms adds depth to our language, and with a wide variety of words to choose from, we can express ourselves more vividly.

Synonyms for Falling down:

How to use "Falling down" in context?

I'm not a big fan of the fall. No, I don't like the way the leaves rustle and smell crisp as they scatter to the ground. I don't like how the world turns a fuzzy, orange color that induces an inner sadness just looking at it. But fall is a time for change, for breaking things and for rebirth. And so it is with me.

This year, I am changing. I am giving up on titles, prestigious jobs and perfect strangers who seem to have it all together. I am giving up on reaching goals and I am embracing the unpredictable.

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