AskDefine | Define comedown

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comedown n : decline to a lower status or level

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English

Noun

  1. A sudden drop to a lower status, condition or level; a disappointment or letdown
  2. A calm, mellow period experienced after the initial high from taking drugs

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Comedown can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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