The definition of a nadir is the lowest point.(noun)
An example of nadir is the Great Depression.
See nadir in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < MFr < ML < Ar naẓīr, in naẓīr as-samt, lit., opposite to the zenith < naẓīr, opposite + as-samt, zenith
See nadir in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Medieval Latin
Origin: , from Arabic nażīr (as-samt), opposite (the zenith)
Origin: , from nażara, to see, watch; see nị̄r in Semitic roots.
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