Definition of Downturn:

  1. A decline in economic, business, or other activity.

  2. Downward shift in an economic cycle, such as from expansion or steady-state to recession. A stockmarket is in downturn when it changes from a bull market to a bear market. Opposite of upturn.

Synonyms of Downturn

Boom, Bottoming out, Business cycle, Business fluctuations, Bust, Cascade, Catabasis, Cataract, Chute, Collapse, Comedown, Cooling off, Crash, Crisis, Debacle, Debasement, Decadence, Decadency, Deceleration, Declension, Declination, Decline, Decline and fall, Decrescendo, Defluxion, Deformation, Degeneracy, Degenerateness, Degeneration, Degradation, Demotion, Depravation, Depravedness, Depreciation, Depression, Derogation, Descending, Descension, Descent, Deterioration, Devolution, Diminuendo, Dip, Dive, Down, Downbend, Downcome, Downcurve, Downfall, Downflow, Downgrade, Downpour, Downrush, Downslide, Downswing, Downtrend, Downward mobility, Downward trend, Drop, Dropping, Dwindling, Dying, Ebb, Economic cycle, Economic expansion, Economic growth, Effeteness, Expanding economy, Expansion, Fading, Failing, Failure, Failure of nerve, Fall, Falling, Falling-off, Falloff, Gravitation, Growth, High growth rate, Inclination, Involution, Lapse, Loss of tone, Low, Market expansion, Peak, Peaking, Plummeting, Plunge, Pounce, Prosperity, Rapids, Recession, Recovery, Regression, Remission, Retreat, Retrocession, Retrogradation, Retrogression, Sag, Slip, Slippage, Slowdown, Slump, Stoop, Subsidence, Swoop, Upturn, Wane, Waterfall, Setbacks, Upsets, Reverses, Reversals, Reversals of fortune, Downturns, Mishaps, Strokes of ill luck, Strokes of bad luck, Accidents, Shocks, Vicissitudes, Crises, Catastrophes, Tragedies, Calamities, Trials, Crosses, Knocks, Burdens, Blows, Buffets

How to use Downturn in a sentence?

  1. During the economic downturn , my father lost his job, so I was responsible for working my minimum wage job and contributing as much as I could.
  2. When companies have rivals that offer a better product at the same or better price, they often experience a downturn in their stock market profile.
  3. A downturn in the housing market.
  4. The recent downturn hasnt really affected me at all: Im still buying ammo and bibles every month and waiting for society to collapse, as Ive always done.

Meaning of Downturn & Downturn Definition