Is DESCENT a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'descent'


  1. DESCENT, the act of changing your location in a downward direction
  2. DESCENT, properties attributable to your ancestry
  3. DESCENT, a movement downward
  4. DESCENT, the descendants of one individual
  5. DESCENT, a downward slope or bend
  6. DESCENT, the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

Synonyms for 'descent'

Antonyms for 'descent'

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

How to use the word 'descent' in a sentence

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

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