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Definition of "falling-off" [falling-off]

  • Decrease; decadence; a falling away. See to fall off, under fall, v. <strong>i.</strong> 134 (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "falling-off" in a sentence
  • "Think of it, old man, three years in this end of the earth, this falling-off place for the damned!"
  • "This sad and solitary ocean, gray and cold, is the end of all things, the falling-off place where all things cease."
  • "It seems strange that a man who is a relationship counselor should let himself fall into the trap of a one-night stand, unless of course he is not a good counselor, which would account for the falling-off practice and his own discontent."