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Definition of "setdown" [set•down]

  • The humbling of a person by act or words. (noun)
  • A retort or a reproof that has a humbling effect. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "setdown" in a sentence
  • "The process is known as "wind setdown," which is defined as a drop in water level caused by wind stress acting on the surface of a body of water for an extended period of time."
  • "You kissed Minerva, and she gave you a setdown to blister your ears."
  • "Phall if you but will, rise you must: and none so soon either shall the pharce for the nunce come to a setdown secular phoenish."