Definitions For Descent


  • The act of changing your location in a downward direction
  • Properties attributable to your ancestry
  • A movement downward
  • The descendants of one individual
  • A downward slope or bend
  • The kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

Is Descent a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Descent is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Descent in a Sentence

  • The book describes his descent into a deep depression after the death of his wife.
  • Her slow descent to a life of addiction
  • The only path that goes down to the river is a rather steep descent, so be careful.

Synonyms for Descent

Antonyms for Descent

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