nadir

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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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Figure 5 depicts the tracks of the BCP before and after the attitude steering and the track of the nadir point in the Earth's Latitude and Longitude Coordinate, represented by the red, blue, and green dotted lines.
The setback at the Security Council was the nadir point in what had in recent days been a valiant attempt by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to stem the tide of violence in Syria, through an overall Arab solution to be sanctioned by the UN Security Council.
though perhaps Laforgue has a different idea about what a political novel would be than this description of a nadir point in politics.
Mortality falls linearly as blood pressure drops until the critical nadir point, after which mortality rises as blood pressure continues to drop, producing the upturn that gives the graph its J shape.
First, there is the "nadir point of recent history," this century's mass exterminations of peoples that W.