descent - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate descent

descent is hyphenated as de-scent

How to pronounce descent

descent is pronounced dɪ´s ɛnt

Number of syllables in descent

The number of syllables in descent is 2

What part of speech in descent?

descent is a noun

How common in the word descent?

descent is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does descent convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'descent'

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Common collocations before 'descent'

after, before, began, claim, line, long, made, making, people, second, start, stop, sun, watch, will

Words with similar spelling to descent

decent, descant, descend

Synonyms of 'descent'

advance, array, ascending, bank, birth, blast-off, blood, ceiling, chain, check, communicate, connection, consecution, consecutiveness, continuation, continuity, continuum, course, deflation, deformation, degeneracy, degeneration, degradation, depict, depravation, depreciation, depression, derogation, describe, deterioration, devolution, discomfiture, disgrace, distaff side, distinguish, Down, drift, driftage, dump, dying, effeteness, elucidate, embarrassment, explain, expound, failure, fall, family, following, hang, house, hum, humiliation, illustrate, image, incline, interpret, involution, launch, limn, line, lineage, mounting, nexus, order, origin, passage, periodicity, picture, portray, postposition, procession, progeny, put-down, queue, Race, range, rank, rehearse, report, rise, rising, round, routine, row, run, scale, seed, set, shame, shamefacedness, side, soaring, spear side, state, stirps, Stock, stream, string, subjunction, throwback, traject, trajectory, wane, trend, transmit, train, tier, thread, swath, successiveness, succession, strain, sternway, stem, spectrum, slump, slope, slippage, sinking, single file, shot, shoot, series, sequence, sept, self-abnegation, self-abasement, rush, rotation, reverse, reversal, retrogression, retrogradation, retrocession, reticulation, render, regression, reflux, reduction, recurrence, recount, recite, prolongation, progression, progress, posterity, plenum, phylum, pendulum, pedigree, onrush, ongoing, offspring, oblique motion, narrate, monotone, lowering, lift-off, letdown, lapse, issue, Indian file, impart, impact, ignition, hanging, gradient, grade, gradation, gamut, fruit, flux, flow, flight, filiation, file, failing, extraction, extension, explicate, exemplify, ebb, drop, drone, downward mobility, downturn, downtrend, downhill, downgrade, diminution, detrusion, derivation, delineate, declivity, decline, declination, declension, decadency, decadence, cycle, current, construe, consanguinity, concavity, concatenation, comedown, children, characterize, catena, career, buzz, burnout, burn, brood, breed, Branch, bloodline, backset, backing, ascent, articulation, affiliation, windrow

List of anagrams of descent

scented

Common Conjunction Collocations of descent

and, but, colour, either, nor, or, yet, Nor

Lists containing descent

Words with similar spelling to descant
Words with similar spelling to descend
Synonyms of 'advance'
Synonyms of 'affiliation'
Synonyms of 'airburst'
Synonyms of 'ancestry'
Synonyms of 'array'
Synonyms of 'articulation'
Synonyms of 'ascent'
Synonyms of 'attack'
Synonyms of 'backing'
Synonyms of 'bank'
Synonyms of 'birth'
Synonyms of 'blast off'
Synonyms of 'blood'
Synonyms of 'bloodline'
Synonyms of 'Branch'
Synonyms of 'breed'
Synonyms of 'brood'
Synonyms of 'burn'
Synonyms of 'buzz'
Synonyms of 'career'
Synonyms of 'cascade'
Synonyms of 'cataract'
Synonyms of 'ceiling'
Synonyms of 'chain'
Synonyms of 'check'
Synonyms of 'children'
Synonyms of 'chute'
Synonyms of 'class'
Synonyms of 'climb'
Synonyms of 'collapse'
Words with similar spelling to decent
Synonyms of 'comedown'
Synonyms of 'concavity'
Synonyms of 'connection'
Synonyms of 'consanguinity'
Synonyms of 'continuation'
Synonyms of 'continuity'
Synonyms of 'continuum'
Synonyms of 'course'
Synonyms of 'crash'
Synonyms of 'cycle'
Synonyms of 'debacle'
Synonyms of 'decadence'
Synonyms of 'declension'
Synonyms of 'declination'
Synonyms of 'decline'
Synonyms of 'deflation'
Synonyms of 'defluxion'
Synonyms of 'degeneration'
Synonyms of 'degradation'
Synonyms of 'depravation'
Synonyms of 'depreciation'
Synonyms of 'derivation'
Synonyms of 'derogation'
Synonyms of 'descendant'
Synonyms of 'deterioration'
Synonyms of 'diminution'
Synonyms of 'dip'
Synonyms of 'discomfiture'
Synonyms of 'disgrace'
Synonyms of 'distaff side'
Synonyms of 'Down'
Synonyms of 'downfall'
Synonyms of 'downgrade'
Synonyms of 'downhill'
Synonyms of 'downpour'
Synonyms of 'downturn'
Synonyms of 'drift'
Synonyms of 'drone'
Synonyms of 'drop'
Synonyms of 'dump'
Synonyms of 'dying'
Synonyms of 'ebb'
Synonyms of 'embarrassment'
Synonyms of 'extension'
Synonyms of 'extraction'
Synonyms of 'failing'
Synonyms of 'failure'
Synonyms of 'fall'
Synonyms of 'family'
Synonyms of 'file'
Synonyms of 'filiation'
Synonyms of 'flight'
Synonyms of 'flow'
Synonyms of 'flux'
Synonyms of 'following'
List of anagrams of scented
Common Noun Collocations of ascent
Common Noun Collocations of boasted
Common Noun Collocations of boasting
Common Noun Collocations of claimed
Common Noun Collocations of claiming
Common Noun Collocations of dizzying
Common Noun Collocations of devise
Common Noun Collocations of hell
Common Noun Collocations of hereditary
Common Noun Collocations of illustrious
Common Noun Collocations of infernal
Common Noun Collocations of interminable
Common Noun Collocations of inspires
Common Noun Collocations of manor
Common Noun Collocations of maelstrom
Common Noun Collocations of modification
Common Noun Collocations of nether
Common Noun Collocations of nadir
Common Noun Collocations of parachute
Common Noun Collocations of quickest
Common Noun Collocations of reckoned
Common Noun Collocations of ravine
Common Noun Collocations of reckoning
Common Noun Collocations of trace
Common Noun Collocations of traced
Common Noun Collocations of traces
Common Noun Collocations of tiles
Common Noun Collocations of tracing
Common Noun Collocations of torchlight
Common Noun Collocations of testicles
Common Noun Collocations of underworld
Common Noun Collocations of unbroken
Common Noun Collocations of unblemished
Common Noun Collocations of unsullied
Common Noun Collocations of steep
Common Noun Collocations of rapids
Common Noun Collocations of nativity
Common Noun Collocations of netherworld
Common Noun Collocations of inferno
Common Noun Collocations of inheritance
Common Noun Collocations of instinctively
Common Noun Collocations of effortless