Sagging vs Subsidence - What's the difference?

sagging | subsidence |

As nouns the difference between sagging and subsidence

is that sagging is the act of something that sags while subsidence is the process of becoming less active or severe.

As a verb sagging

is .




  • The act of something that sags.
  • * 1969 , Sugar Technologists' Association of India, Proceedings
  • It was noticed that there had been saggings and bulgings in the trays.
  • A manner of wearing pants or shorts below the waist, revealing some or all of the underwear.
  • Verb

  • subsidence



    (wikipedia subsidence)
  • The process of becoming less active or severe
  • * Bishop Warburton
  • The subdual or subsidence of the more violent passions.
  • A sinking of something to a lower level, especially of part of the surface of the Earth due to underground excavation or seismic activity or groundwater depletion