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Synonyms for nadir

Synonyms for nadir

an extreme state of adversity

the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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Nadir, who received a cut on the left eyebrow in his opening round bout, was taken to hospital for treatment.
Nadir had stopped Iranians to hold in May 1734 an annual mourning and saying Hassan and Hussein.
Even though he was born in Iraq, Nadir isn't actually Iraqi.
The addition of Nadir and Marcus gives us added strength and depth, as they bring with them strong local track records.
On behalf of the company I thank Nadir for his ongoing leadership and for strengthening the company both operationally and financially.
Polly Peck, a leading stock exchange conglomerate, collapsed in 1990 after Nadir stole money which he sent abroad through a complex series of companies.
A Greek archaeological team from the University of Athens recently returned to the Kurdish capital city to take part in the second phase of excavations at the Nadir site.
Nadir, who was once 36th on the Sunday Times Rich List, was found guilty of 10 counts of theft from the Stock Exchange high performer between 1987 and 1990.
DISGRACED former tycoon Asil Nadir, who was jailed for ten years at the Old Bailey yesterday for plundering his Polly Peck empire of pounds 29 million, was an owner with Jenny Pitman during the height of his business success, writes Graham Green.
CROOKED tycoon and Conservative Party donor Asil Nadir was jailed for 10 years yesterday - as his young wife protested his innocence.
Nadir fled Britain for his native Northern Cyprus in May 1993, but returned voluntarily in August 2010 to face trial.
FORMER fugitive tycoon Asil Nadir was jailed for 10 years yesterday after a judge said he stole millions out of "pure greed".
Lord McAlpine said the Prime Minister was under a "moral duty" to return the political gift after Nadir was jailed for 10 years.
However, in a statement, the party insisted the money had not come from Nadir but from his company.