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Meaning of DEMOTION

Pronunciation:  d`im'owshun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  act of lowering in rank or position

DEMOTION is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Antonyms: promotion
 See Also: change



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: banishment, blackballing, comedown, concavity, debasement, decadence, decadency, declension, declination, decline, de-escalation, deformation, defrocking, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, depluming, deportation, depravation, depravedness, depreciation, depression, deprivation, derogation, descent, deterioration, detrusion, devolution, diminution, disbarment, disfellowship, displuming, downgrading, downtrend, downturn, downward mobility, downward trend, drop, ducking, dying, ebb, effeteness, exclusion, excommunication, exile, expatriation, extradition, fading, failing, failure, failure of nerve, fall, falling-off, fugitation, hauling down, hollowness, humbling, humiliation, involution, lapse, loss of tone, lowering, ostracism, ostracization, outlawing, outlawry, reduction, regression, relegation, retrocession, retrogradation, retrogression, rustication, sinking, slippage, slump, stripping, submergence, suspension, thrusting under, transportation, unfrocking, wane