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Another word for breakdown

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Noun
  1. A cessation of proper mechanical functions

    See also:

    thrive

  2. An abrupt disastrous failure

      1. The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
      2. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
      3. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
      1. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
      2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
      3. A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
      1. A total, often ludicrous, collapse or failure
      2. A violent flood.
      3. A sudden, disastrous collapse, downfall, or defeat; a rout.
      1. A heavy blow or collision:
      2. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
      3. A wreck
      1. A wreck or collision, esp. one that does great damage
      2. Complete defeat or failure; ruin
      3. A serious collision between vehicles; a wreck.
      1. A wrecking or being wrecked; destruction; ruin
      2. Something that is dilapidated or worn out:
      3. An automobile or railroad collision or accident:
    See also:

    money

  3. A sudden sharp decline in mental, emotional, or physical health

      1. The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
      2. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
      3. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
      1. A crash, as of an airplane
      2. A crash, as one involving an airplane or automobile.
      3. (--- Informal) A mental or physical breakdown; collapse
    See also:

    explosion

  4. The separation of a whole into its parts for study

      1. A spoken or written presentation of such study:
      2. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
      3. Systems analysis.
      1. Dissection of a plant or animal to study the structure, position, and interrelation of its various parts.
      2. A detailed analysis
      3. A detailed examination or analysis:
      1. Anything dissected, as a plant or animal for study
      2. A minute and detailed examination or analysis
      3. A detailed examination or analysis.
  5. The condition of being decayed

    See also:

    better

    thrive

Another word for breakdown

Noun
  1. A failure to work or function properly

    See also:

    failure

    wreck

  2. A failure of mental or physical health

      1. The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
      2. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
      3. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
      1. A severe or incapacitating emotional disorder, especially when occurring suddenly and marked by depression. Not in scientific use.
      2. The sudden onset of a psychotic or neurotic disorder that temporarily impairs a person's ability to function normally, typically precipitated by some crisis or intense, unrelieved stress
      1. A downward movement or fall, as in price.
      2. The process or result of declining, especially a deterioration of health:
      3. A period of decline
      1. A crash, as of an airplane
      2. A crash, as one involving an airplane or automobile.
      3. (--- Informal) A mental or physical breakdown; collapse
    See also:

    decay

  3. A separation into parts

    See also:

    division