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Downwards meaning

downwards - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. From a higher place to a lower; in a descending course; as, to tend, move, roll, look, or take root, downward or downwards.
  2. 2. From a higher to a lower condition; toward misery, humility, disgrace, or ruin.
  3. 3. From a remote time; from an ancestor or predecessor; from one to another in a descending line.

downwards - examples of usage

  1. He turned and looked downwards. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. From the top a faint rabbit track was, visible winding downwards to within twenty- four feet of the ground; the rest was a sheer wall of rock. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  3. I put my foot on the ladder and descended very slowly indeed, my inclination being strong the other way, and I kept on looking downwards in a state of ridiculous fright as though at any moment I should be seized by the leg; being in too much confusion of mind to consider that it was impossible anything living could be below, whilst a ghostly shadow could not catch hold of me so as to cause me to feel its grasp. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
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