Downfalling vs Falling - What's the difference?

downfalling | falling | Derived terms |

Downfalling is a derived term of falling.


As adjectives the difference between downfalling and falling

is that downfalling is falling downward while falling is that falls or fall.

As nouns the difference between downfalling and falling

is that downfalling is an act of falling downward while falling is the action of the verb to fall .

As a verb falling is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

downfalling

English

Adjective

(-)
  • falling downward
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of falling downward.
  • A downfall.
  • downfallings and uprisings
    (Webster 1913)

    falling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • That falls or fall.
  • falling leaves
    falling prices

    Derived terms

    * deviation of a falling body * downfalling * everfalling * falling action * falling band, falling-band * falling collar * falling diphthong * falling-disease * falling-door * falling dunes * falling-evil * falling factorial * falling film evaporator * falling front or back * falling-gate * falling-hinge * falling houses * falling-ill * falling-in * falling knife * falling leaf * falling limb * falling-mold, falling-mould * falling palate * falling rhythm * falling-rising * falling ruff * falling scream * falling sequential product * falling sickness, falling-sickness * falling-sluice * falling sphere * falling star, falling-star * falling stone * falling tide * falling tone * falling weather, falling-weather * falling weight deflectometer * in-falling, infalling * rising-falling * tear-falling * wall-falling

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The action of the verb to fall .
  • * (Jeremy Taylor)
  • Epilepsies, or fallings and reelings, and beastly vomitings. The least of these, even when the tongue begins to be untied, is a degree of drunkenness.

    Derived terms

    * downfalling * falling axe * falling of the leaf * falling of the womb * falling rope * falling saw * falling-short * falling wedge * infalling * intelligent falling * off-falling * outfalling