Another word for descent
A downward incline
The act of descending
drop, fall, falling, coming down, sinking, degradation, abasement, droop, cadence, debasement, slump, downfall, drop, lapse, slide, subsiding, declination, swoop, plunge, dip, reduction, precipitation, landslide, tumble, decline; see also fall 1.
Antonyms rise*, mounting, growth.
Another word for descentnoun
The act of dropping from a height:drop, fall. See rise
A downward slope or distance:decline, declivity, drop, fall, pitch. See rise
One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation:ancestry, birth, blood, bloodline, extraction, family, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, seed, stock. See kin, precede
A sudden drop to a lower condition or status:comedown, down, downfall, downgrade. See rise
A usually swift downward trend, as in prices:decline, dip, dive, downslide, downswing, downtrend, downturn, drop, drop-off, fall, nosedive, plunge, skid, slide, slump, tumble. See increase