Đồng nghĩa của lowering

Alternative for lowering

lowers, lowered, lowering

Trái nghĩa: heighten, upper,

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Filled or covered over with clouds
beclouded clouded cloudy dull hazed hazy heavy overcast overclouded gloomy menacing ominous overhanging louring leaden dusky foggy darkened nubilous befogged dark murky brumous smoggy dim misty mucky clouded over nebulous dismal dense grey gray sunless dreary vaporous obscure opaque threatening shadowy promising rain not clear soupy gauzy muddy black nontranslucent blurred nontransparent mushy indistinct bleak caliginous lightless sombre somber claggy dusk darkish pitchy rainy rayless obscured unlit stygian pitch-dark dingy pitch-black turbid riley thick veiled confused roily emulsified indefinite roiled unilluminated funereal tenebrous subfusc tenebrific shady unclear drab inhospitable darkening crepuscular impenetrable dimmed darkling darksome dirty cheerless oppressive not fair Stygian Cimmerian bleary moonless starless vague fuzzy faint blurry Tartarean smoky muzzy filmy woolly ill-lit pale blear indistinguishable poorly lit wooly unlighted forbidding brunette swarthy brunet swart foreboding frowzy badly lit deep thickset undefined undetermined dewy shrouded enveloped lacking definition out of focus fuggy woozy steamy cloud-ridden muddled uncertain loose vapory obfuscated bleared obfuscous fogged in out-of-focus depressing lonely glum forlorn lonesome wretched sad mournful comfortless solitary melancholy drear miserable plutonian elegiacal lugubrious dire sullen chill dreich desolate morose depressive godforsaken saturnine solemn sorrowful morbid elegiac cold sepulchral disconsolate downcast joyless doleful

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Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
stern grim forbidding severe dour fierce steely flinty austere gruff intimidating ungentle stark rough rugged louring grave serious unsmiling harsh stony sombre somber frowning unfriendly glowering stiff hard aloof menacing sullen ferocious cold vicious sober threatening disapproving solemn frigid icy frosty scowling mean-looking sour strict morose surly fiery savage fearsome unrestrained distant pitiless frightening callous frightful fiendish unfeeling unsympathetic glum crabbed fell stringent beastly cutthroat horrible hellish bestial bleak sulky venomous earnest truculent strait-laced grim-faced pouting gloomy dismal dreary uncommunicative poker-faced beetle-browed overbearing unpleasant wicked tight-lipped dejected melancholic ugly saturnine hard-faced formal rigorous reserved chilly unrelenting stuffy unemotional exacting inflexible uncharitable tough rigid unforgiving authoritarian unyielding unbending illiberal remote solid ramrod uninviting astringent inexorable obdurate wild unapproachable formidable violent no-nonsense hard-nosed heavy-handed hard-boiled churlish barbaric cruel dangerous grumpy sinister cross murderous aggressive furious brutal resolute feral untamed unruly gray splenetic grouchy cantankerous grey crusty rabid merciless malevolent ruthless unmerciful malignant terrible brute barbarous bloodthirsty bad-tempered convulsive heartless impetuous baleful brutish raging delirious monstrous sadistic incessive remorseless uncontrollable inhuman raving enraged inhumane undomesticated fearful ill-tempered boot-faced angry frantic mad rapacious infuriated crazed butcherly animalistic primitive biffo tigerish aggers oppressive hard-hearted disagreeable insensitive bad unsparing relentless hostile uncaring sedate inhospitable staid firm bitter stony-hearted dire uncompromising draconian humourless humorless spartan onerous grievous unkind difficult hardhearted excruciating hard-line cold-blooded awful cold-hearted cheerless comfortless unhumorous sobersided unpitying hardhanded trying burdensome deadpan adamant harrowing with a heart of stone dark searing unfavorable unfavourable straitened despotic thick-skinned weighty uncomic compassionless desensitized indurate soulless case-hardened pachydermatous insensate stonyhearted stoney affectless slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners ironhearted heavy ominous depressing uncomfortable disturbing downbeat foreboding tyrannical distressing joyless hardened desensitised long-faced sad tortuous po-faced wretched adverse desolate intense crushing indifferent intransigent ghastly unfortunate negative unmoved unendurable brassbound daunting disheartening funereal demanding mean drastic discouraging unpermissive autocratic exigent hard-hitting immutable steadfast inclement unwelcome worrying uncompassionate straight-faced critical dreadful domineering immovable resolved intractable parlous upsetting determined hopeless inauspicious discomforting stony-faced bullheaded troubled agonising troublesome hardheaded quiet single-minded cast-iron unpropitious woeful agonizing biting painful pressing detached implacable unloving businesslike dispassionate tormenting maleficent wolfish torturous impenetrable challenging intemperate unremitting matter-of-fact premeditated imperturbable pokerfaced intolerable tyrannous abusive intolerant dictatorial complicated expressionless impassive coldhearted satanic lacking compassion insensible hatchetjob coldblooded dog-eat-dog contemplative pensive scabrous disastrous calamitous suppressive unsentimental overwhelming Spartan bare-bones insufferable barren grinding cool blank taxing killer instinct awkward introspective composed ruminative thoughtful reflective subdued extreme desperate refractory headstrong pugnacious hard-shell wearing unbearable tactless two-fisted hard-bitten horrendous disadvantageous horrifying disciplinarian dogged hard-core imperious obstinate ascetical iron-fisted by the book absolute dyed-in-the-wool browbeating mulish ossified stiff-necked ascetic unflinching disciplinary hard-shelled high-handed unplayful bound and determined bookish deep in thought thoughtless inconsiderate terrifying unwelcoming disquieting jarring inept undiplomatic bungling overstrict forceful coercive OTT excessive untoward disconcerting puritanical douce dispiriting disappointing over the top dull horrific troubling displeasing dismaying ironhanded perilous injurious shocking unnerving unlucky testing unhappy alarming regrettable hair-raising miserable irritable bewildering poignant off-putting distressful perturbing depressive frustrating macabre irksome serious-minded discommodious objectionable black direful doleful set fixed mephitical repellant repellent loathsome vexing appalling annoying abhorrent galling perplexing distasteful unpalatable melancholy revulsive unamusing aggravating uncongenial irritating unpleasing distressed tragic repugnant ill-fated hard-pressed lurid shadowy tortured harmful undesirable full of hardship doubtful mournful strained ill-omened treacherous ill-boding chilling nightmarish precarious messy jeopardous morbid apocalyptic rocky very bad unswerving undeviating bound unwavering irreversible unchangeable exact unshakeable concrete unalterable profound significant consequential static unchanging unvarying incompliant invariable unadaptable unmoving changeless definite material urgent pivotal considerable substantial vital major important crucial portentous key monumental appreciable acute eventful momentous heavyweight writ in stone tough nut to crack cut-and-dried locked in decided upon hard and fast dead set hard-and-fast set in stone major league heavy-duty big underlined hefty cold sober of great importance high-priority all-important of consequence of great import no joke of moment life and death of great consequence life-and-death no laughing matter of significance matter of life and death big deal far-reaching apathetic crotchety unempathetic anesthetized feelingless unamiable sensationless emotionless anaesthetized deadened uncordial cold fish

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Causing a loss of self-respect
degrading demeaning humiliating shameful undignified debasing disgraceful abject belittling cheapening contemptuous decrying denigrative denigratory deprecatory depreciative depreciatory derisory derogative derogatory detractive disdainful disparaging ignominious inglorious mortifying pejorative scornful shaming slighting uncomplimentary unworthy contemptible corrupting discrediting dishonorable dishonourable downgrading infra dig menial unbecoming wretched bringing shame unsuitable unseemly unladylike ungentlemanly unbefitting improper unfitting indecorous discreditable unrefined unceremonious ignoble inappropriate untoward scandalous indecent condescending derisive patronizing depreciating sneering patronising indelicate indiscreet tasteless vulgar outrageous disreputable crass offensive unacceptable in bad taste inelegant low sorry lacking dignity beneath you base beneath your dignity insulting deprecating disapproving critical contumelious negative abusive defamatory deprecative snide disrespectful detracting rude unflattering slanderous mocking libelous libellous scathing opprobrious damaging scurrilous vituperative scoffing jeering dismissive sarcastic supercilious spiteful hurtful vilifying calumniatory nasty diminishing deflating unfavourable personal jibing fault-finding unfavorable maligning catty withering censorious taunting minimizing minimising malicious detractory insolent denigrating arrogant cheeky haughty abhorrent snotty judgmental sardonic sniffy snooty full of contempt ridiculing uncharitable teasing pillorying unsympathetic epithetical lampooning caustic satirical familiar intrusive impertinent unpleasant sarky snidey defiant damning superior unheroic unsuccessful hypercritical overbearing cynical egotistic despicable invective infamous failed irreverent disadvantageous sniping harsh dyslogistic blameworthy shabby shocking detestable unrespectable reprehensible injurious dishonouring unworthy of one infra indignitatem beneath one's dignity beneath one inexpedient calumnious mean traducing mud-slinging cavalier dishonoring despiteful aspersing malevolent reproachful vain imperious proud snippy hard-nosed bold hard audacious temperamental snobbish uppity cool upstage cold-shoulder high hat dog it on your high horse high and mighty on high horse

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Inclined to find fault too readily
overcritical cavilling captious carping fault-finding hypercritical pedantic pernickety hair-splitting over-censorious over-particular picky quibbling caviling critical fastidious faultfinding finicky fussy hairsplitting hard to please judgmental meticulous nit-picking over-exacting overparticular overscrupulous pass-remarkable perfectionist punctilious rejective analytical belittling biting calumniatory cavillous censorious censuring choleric condemning contemptuous critic cutting cynical demanding demeaning derogatory diagnostic disapproving discerning discriminating disparaging exacting exceptive harsh humbling judgy nagging niggling nitpicking overnice particular penetrating reproachful sarcastic satirical scolding severe sharp stern trenchant withering pettifogging nice persnickety condemnatory nit-picky criticizing negative criticising deprecatory scathing difficult to please choosy dainty judgemental difficult finical finicking delicate old-maidish choosey fussbudgety impossible to please castigatory denunciatory unfavourable complaining reproving griping bellyaching whingeing unfavorable over-rigorous over-strict scrupulous squeamish fine painstaking nitpicky overprecise tricky careful faddy stickling subtle querulous grousing grouchy moaning grumbling overrefined grouching whining overexact awkward overexacting pharisaic self-righteous bleating fussbudget over-fastidious faddish slighting berating damning kvetching pejorative fiddly detailed on someone's back mithering chuntering unforgiving deprecating unsympathetic dissatisfied discontented culpatory accusatory denouncing reprehending vituperative reproaching chiding severely critical irritable crabby touchy cantankerous peevish trivial testy perverse petty thorny acrimonious unfair contrary petulant unjust cross reprobatory overdelicate reprobative very critical assiduous full of reproof ultra-critical sedulous exact precise refined queasy thorough very careful easily disgusted conscientious selective rigorous strict prissy methodical heedful accurate prim diligent prudish correct strait-laced religious conscionable punctual attentive cautious inflexible proper studious ultra-careful laborious close puritanical sensitive perceptive acute judicious rigid mathematical complex stiff precisionist choicy elaborate literalist dogmatic literalistic formalist purist orderly scholastic casuistical casuistic sophistical sophistic niminy-piminy stuffy Victorian formal starchy keen deliberate schoolmarmish priggish circumspect thoughtful mincing select eclectic industrious stilted tough sticklerish fretful fuddy-duddy obsessive prudent vigilant exhaustive searching faithful conventional thoroughgoing discriminative observant loving strenuous minute unerring hairline opinionated by the numbers by the book complicated rough pure timid earnest persevering hard-working pinpoint stickler microscopic timorous niggly principled unswerving right overfastidious picky-picky old maidish systematic duteous zealous old womanish spot-on honourable high-minded honorable upstanding upright crossing the t's white-glove dotting the i's ordered controlled scrutinising hard-to-please scrutinizing uncompromising undeviating unfailing overcautious well organized moral ethical righteous right-minded stringent cultivated astute extremely particular decorous stiff-necked ceremonious fixed scientific tasteful loyal steadfast reliable considered shrewd insightful perspicacious old-womanish perfect civil seemly formalistic overconscientious polite courteous sagacious cultured discriminational discriminatory differential moralistic puritan ultra-fine exquisite fine-drawn dead on faultless incorrupted finespun skilful skillful definite winning superior nuanced nifty artistic aesthetic provident dedicated intensive full right on good eye old-maid governessy goody-goody demure mimsy narrow-minded nice-nelly overmodest schoolmistressy straitlaced straightlaced bluenosed wise with good taste individualising individualizing esthetic solid regardful concerned selfdisciplined discreet chary balanced rational logical pragmatic deep reasoned levelheaded reasonable in-depth simpering pretentious genteel narrow uptight affected Grundyish austere artificial bigoted offish square illiberal going to great lengths mature prim and proper well thought-out well-grounded protective shielding mollycoddling protecting patronizing overprotective patronising restrictive

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Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens
ominous baleful inauspicious menacing minatory portentous sinister threatening doomy dark dire direful forbidding foreboding unpromising unpropitious black bodeful fateful gloomy grim ill ill-boding premonitory ugly unfavorable unfavourable wintery wintry apocalyptic augural baneful clouded dangerous dismal doomed doomful fearful haunting hostile ill-fated ill-omened impending inhospitable malefic malificent malign minacious perilous precursive presaging prescient prophetic sinistrous suggestive unfriendly unlucky warning worrying alarming intimidatory overhanging frightening intimidating brooding glowering evil thunderous minatorial scary looming comminatory bullying nasty terrorizing lowery portending near loury aggressive close scowling forthcoming impendent upcoming terrorising at hand heavy pessimistic terrifying mean-looking fearsome louring approaching disquieting disturbing eerie creepy evil-looking malignant spooky eldritch malevolent injurious disastrous obnoxious suggestive of evil adverse woeful harmful hurtful dishonest pernicious perverse deleterious poisonous blackhearted mischievous unfortunate cautionary admonitory imminent unsafe dreadful horrible shocking terrible horrifying ghastly frightful bad horrendous appalling hair-raising chilling spine-chilling macabre awful gruesome deadly redoubtable petrifying detrimental unpleasant horrific unhealthy ruinous damaging formidable calamitous disadvantageous unwholesome scaring dread monstrous malicious destructive daunting noxious prejudicial horrid hideous negative wicked nightmarish nocuous undesirable bloodcurdling maleficent bleak disagreeable grisly blood-curdling morbid catastrophic cataclysmic fatal untoward venomous harrowing inimical crippling lethal toxic parlous distressing hazardous devastating severe harsh virulent unnerving startling disgusting subversive prejudicious ghoulish cancerous corrupting tough hairy counterproductive painful ferocious wounding offensive dour unearthly corroding upsetting depressing off-putting incendiary undermining abhorrent spine-tingling grotesque atrocious ghostly uninviting critical inopportune discouraging savage gory dicey nocent glum corrosive repulsive odious bitter morose disheartening repugnant annihilative eradicative extirpative suicidal troubled fierce austere dismaying hard repellent sombre lurid somber infelicitous revolting eery vindictive thrilling unwelcoming unspeakable exciting treacherous extraordinary spiteful weird ill-starred tragic rough inexpedient moody violent murderous troubling risky grievous unhappy precarious grewsome disconcerting strange perturbing distasteful shuddersome environmentally unfriendly very bad difficult bloody hopeless unwelcome troublesome sad cheerless unapproachable corruptive unhospitable unsettling bone-chilling doom and gloom foul gross breathtaking imposing uncomfortable rugged awesome godawful spookish untimely jarring stark overpowering abominable hair-curling cliff-hanging suspenseful uncanny freaky unchancy insidious imperilling sick imperiling afflictive traumatic lamentable terribly bad causing excitement all-powerful awe-inspiring cataclysmal ravaging concerning pulse-pounding momentous significant foreshadowing overwhelming abysmal astounding sublime tremendous evil-intentioned antagonistic shivery shuddery annihilatory devastative damning unsuccessful predictive prognosticatory important crucial acrimonious hate-filled abortive nerve-racking vitriolic causing fear hapless luckless straitened hard-pressed joyless shadowy discommodious tortured full of hardship doubtful miserable objectionable gray mournful strained exacting doleful grey oppressive pressing comfortless desolate exigent messy jeopardous solemn rocky grave wild infected diseased ailing intriguing fated exhilarating inspiring remarkable phenomenal destined life-threatening vicious raging unsound sickly pathological death-obsessed sensational angry turbulent murky stormy tumultuous volatile brutal feral warped abnormal unnatural aberrant unusual sickening twisted irascible dispiriting disappointing graphic exaggerated displeasing barbarous untamed dodgy brutish vile barbaric mean melodramatic explicit mephitical hellish irritable unkind dreary repellant melancholic bewildering loathsome vexing agonizing poignant testing annoying sullen galling distressful agonising perplexing unpalatable melancholy depressive revulsive frustrating unamusing aggravating uncongenial irritating unpleasing irksome distressed regrettable desperate depraved uncivilised rancorous viperous cruel nefarious villainous fiendish rowdy serpentine uncivilized abandoned uncontrollable lethiferous pestiferous wrackful noisome insalubrious pestilential internecine harassing wreckful sinful slaughterous trashy sensationalist extravagant overdramatized colourful rubbishy unrestrained tasteless ribald kitschy cheap salacious pulp prurient dirty filthy shock-horror tacky vivid terrific juicy nightmare yellow full-frontal fiery raunchy salty deep striking colorful off-color purple extreme sanguine racy obscene distinct garish low-down

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(of a person) Lacking sophistication or refinement
rough unrefined coarse rude uncouth crude loutish uncultured churlish ungracious blunt brusque curt impolite vulgar boorish crass discourteous ill-bred tough uncivil bluff brutal brutish dour foul hard ill-mannered indecent indecorous indelicate lewd oafish obscene offensive profane ribald severe uncultivated unmannerly unpolished austere bawdy bearish dirty fierce filthy forbidding grim gross inconsiderate inelegant roughcast rugged stern stiff vulgarian bad-mannered cruel grievous gruff harsh inhuman intimidating louring mean stark steely untutored artless bitter common flinty foul-mouthed hardhanded heavy improper insensible loud lowbred lowbrow onerous oppressive tasteless unceremonious ungentle incult murderous raffish roughneck ungentlemanly unladylike low rough-hewn uncivilized illiberal unsophisticated uncivilised graceless barbaric raw barbarian barbarous primitive savage raunchy philistine tactless clumsy uneducated smutty unseemly wild rustic unmannered blue Neanderthal impure awkward earthy natural abrupt short nasty ignorant surly yobbish thoughtless X-rated disrespectful pornographic sharp heathen suggestive impertinent inept off-color mannerless snippy thuggish offhand salacious inappropriate heathenish snappy crusty Neandertal no-nonsense lascivious sullen cheap gauche unfriendly naughty ungallant gutter saucy tart unprintable off colour trashy locker-room wanton adult undiplomatic fruity cloddish slobbish terse immodest uncalled-for near the knuckle unhandsome ungraceful immoral bungling impudent risqué porny grave stag brash serious indiscreet clodhopping racy ungodly unsmiling vicious base short-spoken blundering maladroit snappish insolent vile brusk brief unsubtle brisk clownish ungainly native gawky downright direct spicy provincial shameless steamy gamy unchivalrous swinish insulting sober wicked stony tacky abusive off unbecoming sombre somber scatological to the point callous untamed scatologic Rabelaisian strict licentious ferocious impatient unsavory lumpish heavy-handed cavalier rigorous unsavoury abrasive illiterate caustic sordid malodorous classless impetuous audacious cold unsuitable in bad taste insensitive broad lumpen simple ordinary disgracious cheeky laconic stringent unrelenting pitiless benighted rash stupid lubberly crabbed hardened crisp disapproving solemn frowning hasty matter-of-fact inexorable untactful fresh unfitting plebby corrupt inapt incorrect outspoken horny carnal unfit untoward voluptuous fleshly aloof devilish stilted plain-spoken perverse incongruous unhappy amiss infelicitous malapropos wrong inapposite unapt frigid icy frosty badly behaved titillating tawdry prurient outlandish loud-mouthed porn porno hard-core plebeian boisterous scurrilous explicit nudge-nudge in poor taste bad-tempered feral unchaste craggy sensual ill-tempered sour stolid roughhewn snippety parochial hooligan short-tempered morose derogatory robust rowdy beastly truculent spartan bestial imprudent breviloquent relentless low-minded dense cantankerous ornery monosyllabic hick countrified undomesticated straightforward burdensome searing trying excruciating unholy disagreeable unbefitting unconscionable nonliterate lippy unpolitic injudicious frank presumptuous sexy erotic rigid uncomfortable uneasy wooden inurbane disgusting lumbering ungenteel gaudy non-literate underbred contumelious malapert undue impolitic unworldly offish undignified fiendish backwoods unenlightened bodily blasphemous unacceptable sickening unfeeling unrestrained rustical unsympathetic glowering menacing saturnine upfront rough-and-tumble randy rank sexual outrageous uninhabited unpleasant lush mean-looking ill-advised out of place unworthy discreditable lustful lecherous low-bred poor uncharitable earnest arousing libidinous flip obdurate astringent strait-laced sleazy peremptory grim-faced out of keeping distasteful skin low-down-and-dirty not afraid to call a spade a spade soft-core unlovely low-down salty overbearing unclean hard-nosed corporeal close to the bone straight from the shoulder like a bull in a china shop out-of-line in a state of nature undecorous socially unsure shocking near the bone socially inept lacking in social graces socially awkward unfashionable basic unfinished roisterous rollicking obnoxious obtuse unlettered lowdown and dirty vernacular low-born ferine fell homespun agrestic clipped misbehaved baseborn general ill-behaved succinct concise testy large subhuman troglodytic unscrupulous pithy grumpy sketchy Philistine pointed rough and ready nescient ungentlemanlike doltish bullying bourgeois merciless trailer-park backward immature improprietous gloomy dismal shoddy jungli revolting hoonish irascible undeveloped gritty ill-suited unsuited dreary decisive ill-natured uncontrolled ocker unpoised materialist unread commercial unwise inadvisable sooty formal petulant common as muck tight-lipped vigorous hard-skinned rough-skinned tough-skinned uncommunicative poker-faced aboriginal crotchety crabby grouchy taciturn exploitative corrupting beyond the pale nauseating pert brassy businesslike bald bumbling off-colour mature disparaging unthinking unperceptive tetchy cross bizarre fast libertine evil-minded orgiastic incontinent reserved juicy arrogant ridiculous foulmouthed gawkish dorky blunderous undexterous klutzy stumbling blockish uncoordinated inartistic anti-intellectual unwholesome colloquial derisive bad degrading unsettling affronting vilifying vituperative unutterable chilly stuffy unemotional rogue careless irritable moody cocky untimely lacking in propriety unfair unworthy of uncomely unseasonable butterfingered dozy gruesome sick gangling clunky purple low-down and dirty off-colored out of line sly scabrous gamey rascally uncomplimentary distant exacting inflexible ill-humoured hillbilly smart-alecky mouthy smart alecky brazen precipitate dusty insubordinate inaffable disdainful inexpert unskilful uninformed unconventional unjust unrighteous unequitable reprehensible unrightful wrongful melancholic bleak hard-faced dejected glum ugly sulky unforgiving authoritarian unyielding unbending forthright candid open hearty flashy garish intrusive yokelish bounderish concupiscent angry ill-humored drastic pulling no punches remote solid ramrod unequivocal flash showy ostentatious good-natured genial approachable debased not mincing one's words speaking one's mind calling a spade a spade not beating about the bush extreme in the gutter ape-like lusty meretricious naff tatty friendly hard-boiled all thumbs with two left feet godless immoderate punishing punitive inordinate crippling kitsch blustering barefaced cheery honest sincere taboo threatening unbroken ornate useless hideous pretentious foolish unsightly unclassy trivial artificial makeshift fiery disreputable exorbitant swingeing towering excessive unmerciful strong overweening intolerable steep draconian sinful depraved irreligious impious profligate repulsive cheap and nasty ignoble questionable speaking as one finds scandalous malicious rakish calloused fearsome physical animal odious hardheaded overextravagant extravagant headstrong insane plethoric baroque intractable overmuch overdue frightful frightening irreverent atheistic colourful cutthroat grimy mucky grubby wilding hellish horrible uncompromising colorful unvirtuous epicurean venomous intense great implacable pagan sacrilegious non-theistic shameful ruffian humourless sedate humorless staid repressive sobersided demonic evil iniquitous weighty uncomic free sybaritic luscious sensuous hedonistic luxurious untouched infernal satanic diabolical out of the way overrun overgrown rampant agrarian appetitive Dionysiac unspiritual voluptuary escaped neglected luxuriant indigenous deserted desert waste desolate po-faced malevolent unhallowed moving stirring exciting hedonic stimulating delightful physically gratifying pleasing animalistic hot tactile sensory sharpened debauched dissolute degenerate loose reprobate dissipated unprincipled dishonourable abandoned dishonorable perverted lubricious promiscuous villainous nefarious decadent unethical provocative goatish shady dishonest demoralized despicable passionate demoralised criminal contemptible atrocious profaned desecrated unblushing disgraceful degraded lubricous satyric hypersexual itchy warped lickerish intemperate uncleanly abominable detestable ignominious Fescennine defiled appalling jackleg rakehell rakehelly devious infamous bold deplorable forward monstrous amoral scurvy abhorrent not pure crooked tempting heinous miscreant rotten seductive embarrassing Cyprian flagrant ruttish flirtatious unspeakable tainted execrable wretched illicit unlawful pervy opprobrious uninhibited fallen loathsome kinky contaminated abject sexually explicit underhand wayward dark morally wrong inviting egregious flagitious of easy virtue tantalizing alluring not cricket low-life unabashed unashamed amorous hankering sullied itching desirous ithyphallic tarty blatant unembarrassed unhealthy vitiated shabby whorish underhanded sneaking sexually arousing sexually exciting remorseless blameworthy lurid deceitful corrupted illegal maleficent undisguised lowlife dangerous page-three dirty-minded incorrigible black louche tantalising swinging unconstrained hurtful dreadful dastardly hateful heartless inexcusable felonious unforgivable indictable lawless sneaky deceptive drunken overbold terrible scummy censurable easy worthless awful slimy noxious fast and loose bent in the fast lane no-good revealing risque libellous libelous fleshy entertaining lively barro profanatory barnyard callow daring slippery fractious full-frontal grody freethinking uncontrollable morally bereft sizzling scungy XXX depraving delinquent lawbreaking uncurbed grown up despisable snide paltry currish hot and heavy perverting culpable under-the-table condemnable lax relaxed unruly unmoral disorderly ardent objectionable lame lousy meanspirited against the law amatory sexually suggestive violent aphrodisiac annoying irritating vitriolic blamable base-minded groveling aphrodisiacal farmyard demoralizing subversive slipshod scabby malignant ratty cruddy disdainable displeasing craving sadistic pejorative denigratory invective deprecatory deviant hircine hot-blooded grovelling inglorious riotous sorry undesirable cold-blooded ruthless wounding exasperating indulgent flagitous twisted demoralising erring bloodthirsty bloody galling personal vexing provoking slighting exceptionable humiliating vituperatory scurrile scurril groundless sicko unnatural unrespectable knavish indefensible notorious shy diabolic guilty good-for-naught no-count meritless good-for-nothing no-account brute homicidal inhumane butcherly illegitimate roguish deteriorated violated deleterious injurious damaging contemptuous slinky baneful harmful pernicious mischievous malfeasant scoundrelly stinking prejudicial nocuous adverse baleful fast-living detrimental peccable ill sanguinary offending vituperous defiant black-hearted bad news self-indulgent pleasure-seeking high living upsetting faulty putrid come-hither piquant coquettish brazen-faced night owl lacking restraint gone bad gone to the dogs rancid repellant repellent horrendous fulsome horrifying horrid repugnant insupportable noisome nauseous forbidden fraudulent unpardonable desecrating pushy voyeuristic prohibited proscribed overt desperate red hot backbiting untrue crying highly improper maligning traducing detractive gossiping detracting longing beguiling enchanting intoxicating heady intriguing enticing encouraging bewitching interesting Machiavellian dodgy arch wise bold-faced sassy nervy cocksure brassbound interdicted banned ineffable censored impenitent arrant unconcealed unrepentant transparent violating irreverential infidel heretical saturnalian indescribable hotshot spunky gutsy bald-faced as bold as brass inopportune inexpedient without shame high-handed frowned on disapproved of out of bounds off limits inapplicable unwarranted discordant inharmonious unmentionable impermissible restricted off-limits irregular discrepant erroneous inadmissible not to be spoken of no go inaccurate abnormal preposterous ludicrous odd false ill-timed out-of-place out-of-season off-base at odds bad form that dare not speak its name

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A reduction of some sort in an existing program
cutback reduction decrease lessening decline cut abatement drop curtailment falloff decrement downturn retrenchment economy slash trimming rollback phasedown reversal saving belt-tightening salami slicing fall diminution diminishment loss shrinkage depression drop-off depletion contraction slump step down dent nosedive ebb devaluation falling off plunge dwindling descent dive deduction downswing tumble degradation dip crash discount diminishing depreciation downfall downtick collapse downtrend weakening downgrade wane minimizing waning deterioration plummet down minimising recession slide lapse sag restriction slip downslide fall-off limiting constriction attenuation declining cutting sapping mitigation minimization attrition slackening dilution impoverishment degeneration degeneracy decadence reverse dying down falling-off devolution comedown downer failure dropping off letdown curtailing downsize curbing limitation lightening easing markdown undermining cutting back regression disinflation withering subsidence softening moderation tempering qualification decay ebbing de-escalation compression striction decrescence condensation failing precipitation retrogression landslide atrophy worsening pruning slimming letting up relapse deflation backsliding chopping debasement axing subdual subtraction subjugation pullback slimming down scaling down expenditure consumption exhaustion meltdown expending deficiency using up use steep fall trough drain milking emptying draining modification blue funk the skids rut blight bad times blue devils funk dumps low rainy days bad period bottom nose-dive bleeding running down demise flameout humbling belittlement demotion humiliation mortification downgrading wreck ruin loss of face undoing discomfiture reality check flop defeat disgrace cropper comeuppance loss of status pratfall blow declension declination declivity let-up downhill trend nose dive eclipse decaying enfeeblement debilitation sinking breakdown overthrow ruination bankruptcy destruction disintegration end washout miscarriage bust rupture stoppage nonsuccess stagnation death slowdown dissolution checkmate foundering termination folding subsiding stalemate inadequacy lemon deficit nonperformance rout mess loser botch bungle misstep frustration turkey abortion bomb misadventure fiasco implosion erosion easing off total loss false step lead balloon flash in the pan sinking ship faux pas abasement petering out extinction cessation skid relaxation annihilation alleviation return retreat shrinking fading devaluing bottom-out bathos disappointment tailing off falling dissipation disillusionment let-down decadency corrosion reversion slipping anticlimax impairment falling apart dereliction dégringolade recidivism liquidation dying away disrepair dying out damage inactivity falling away vanquishing insolvency shakeout downward spiral malfunction devastation doom halt disruption interruption unsuccess extermination break-up labefaction disorganization seizure stagflation disorganisation nonachievement shutdown fizzle Waterloo unsuccessfulness lack of success economic decline non-function breaking down credit squeeze hard times credit crunch write-down receding depravation setback dropoff Götterdämmerung deprivation reversing rotation inversion privation disappearance slowing down vitiation downshift sharp fall forfeiture squandering detraction neglect negligence misprision delinquency oversight default plummeting adulteration dislocation spoiling perversion rotting degringolade rundown shortfall backslide fragmenting destabilisation destabilization standstill flagging slowing skydive letup breakup omission tainting corruption recidivation retrogradation taking away slack arrest paralysis breaking up waste fade free fall fading away nonfeasance loss of success desisting relenting dropping away closure Black Monday rainy day disgregation bound entropy anergy retardation want modulation sweep backflow withdrawal refluence reflux retroflux cooling off tapering off cadence downcome palliation damping allaying deadening appeasement cushioning assuagement fall from grace devitalization obliteration entropy low tide low water outward flow bottom out closing placation calming quelling soothing stilling pacification dulling relief demolition decimation demolishment cheapening decrepitude desolation dilapidation enervation immiseration wastage decrease in value lowering in value extenuation remission mollification havoc crumbling subversion reduction in value unemployment unseating accounting allowance topple shutting down close-down going under winding up loss of value ousting conquest toppling deposition elimination nemesis falling to pieces big trouble bane debacle expiration dying passing loss of power expiry rack and ruin road to ruin loss of prosperity curtains quietus decease non-event impecuniousness pennilessness penury beggary indebtedness pauperdom administration receivership croaking passing on snuffing passing away passage grave damp squib fate exit great divide financial ruin not what it was cracked up to be ineffective conclusion

Noun

Lowering
reducing abbreviating compressing condensing contracting contraction decreasing dieting diminishing discounting downsizing lessening reduction shortening shrinking cutting down marking down paring down shrinkage diminution decrease constricting compression constriction compacting tightening decline squeezing narrowing squeeze condensation compaction telescoping dwindling tensing abbreviation downtick shrivelling elision abridgement drawing in deflating curtailing omitting receding merging retrenchment withering evaporation drawing together evaporating abridgment recession reduction in size confinement lopping omission abridging deflation confining withdrawing combining withdrawal shriveling ellipsis curtailment diminishment restriction constraint limitation impediment stricture check abatement drop condition loss fall decrement choking depletion binding limit falloff depression dent drop-off step down depreciation disappearance miniaturisation miniaturization blockage cramp tightness pressure stenosis restraint clipping obstruction congestion curb digest straitening strangulation truncation abstract cutting précis trimming résumé summary straitjacket fetter circumscription control cropping synopsis epitome bowdlerization compendium bar obstacle demarcation barrier handicap pruning conspectus astringency boundary outline syllabus abbreviature shortcut cutting short precis abstraction sketch weakening wane failing ebb slackening fading decay impoverishment erosion alleviation deduction falling off

Noun

The action of inclining the body or head

Verb

(of a sound) Present participle for to make or become less in amount, intensity, or degree

Verb

Present participle for to have a forbidding or gloomy expression or look

Trái nghĩa của lowering

lowering Thành ngữ, tục ngữ

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