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See definition of collapsing on Dictionary.com
  • as inbreaking
  • as incrumbling
  • as indecaying
  • as infalling
  • as inpooped
  • as intired
  • as intuckered out

synonyms for collapsing

  • cracking
  • crumbling
  • fracturing
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splintering
  • splitting
  • tearing
  • decaying
  • breaking
  • disintegrating
  • breaking up
  • in ruins
  • decreasing
  • descending
  • lowering
  • plunging
  • sliding
  • tumbling
  • weakening
  • abating
  • crumbling
  • declining
  • diminishing
  • ebbing
  • settling
  • sinking
  • slipping
  • subsiding
  • tottering

antonyms for collapsing

MOST RELEVANT
  • enduring
  • strong
        • energized
        • lively
        • fresh
        • saved
        • fired up
        • invigorated
        • refreshed
        • rested
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          How to use collapsing in a sentence

          When she read a fatal telegram to her saying that all was lost, she had had that empty, collapsing feeling.
          YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
          The only thing that kept him from collapsing altogether was the blood of some animal which Yamba might succeed in killing.
          THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
          He had to scheme for each scant breath he drew, spreading the dress and collapsing it at short intervals to renew the foul air.
          WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
          But everywhere now the Hohenzollern and Habsburg forces were collapsing.
          THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
          Uncle Tom came near collapsing on the stage, and the other actors were so disturbed that they got tangled in their lines.
          FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
          He was horribly crushed by the ponderous roof and collapsing sides—and the flattened bier was his Iron Shroud.
          TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD"VARIOUS
          A shower of sparks puffed out of the window and inside sounded a crash of collapsing timbers.
          A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
          Well might Mr. Chilcote's heart fail, for his home was flooded all round, and in danger of collapsing altogether.
          CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
          Mr Dolls, collapsing in the drowsiest manner after his late intellectual triumph, replied: 'Threepenn'orth Rum.'
          OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
          "I feel that way, too," said Fraser, collapsing into a chair.
          SENTIMENT, INC.POUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
          SYNONYM OF THE DAY
          OCTOBER 26, 1985
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          capacitor

          WORDS RELATED TO COLLAPSING

          • collapsing
          • cracking
          • crumbling
          • fracturing
          • shattering
          • smashing
          • splintering
          • splitting
          • tearing
          • abating
          • collapsing
          • crumbling
          • declining
          • decreasing
          • descending
          • diminishing
          • ebbing
          • lowering
          • plunging
          • settling
          • sinking
          • sliding
          • slipping
          • subsiding
          • tottering
          • tumbling
          • weakening
          Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.