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  • as incomedown
  • as incontraction
  • as indepreciation
  • as indepression
  • as inmarkdown
  • as inrecession

synonyms for deflation

  • anticlimax
  • blow
  • collapse
  • comeuppance
  • crash
  • cropper
  • decline
  • defeat
  • demotion
  • descent
  • disappointment
  • discomfiture
  • dive
  • down
  • downfall
  • failure
  • fall
  • flop
  • humiliation
  • pratfall
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • setback
  • undoing
  • wreck
  • decrease
  • recession
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • constriction
  • curtailment
  • diminution
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • receding
  • reducing
  • shrinking
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • abbreviating
  • confining
  • curtailing
  • cutting down
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • diminishing
  • drawing together
  • evaporating
  • omitting
  • tensing
  • withdrawing

antonyms for deflation

MOST RELEVANT
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • ascent
  • attainment
  • boost
  • building
  • creation
  • elevation
  • good fortune
  • improvement
  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • boon
  • fortune
  • promotion
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How to use deflation in a sentence

The pad also comes with new valves that allow for quick inflation and deflation, in case you’re in a rush.
GO CAMPING IN STYLE AND COMFORT WITH THESE GIFTSROB VERGERDECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Look at the wild swings back and forth between inflation and deflation back in the day.
WHOEVER WINS THE ELECTION WILL FACE ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING MARKET ENVIRONMENTS TO START A PRESIDENTIAL TERM IN HISTORYBEN CARLSONNOVEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Many come with built-in motors for quick inflation and deflation.
AIR MATTRESSES FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE TO ENTERTAIN AND TRAVELPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Much of the eurozone, in fact, went into the deflation zone last month.
INVESTORS LOOK TO BUCK A FOUR-WEEK LOSING STREAK, SENDING GLOBAL STOCKS HIGHERBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Japan’s economy didn’t skyrocket under his leadership, but overall it grew modestly after two preceding decades of deflation.
ABE SHINZO, JAPAN’S LONGEST-SERVING PRIME MINISTER, STEPS DOWN OVER HEALTH CONCERNSALEX WARDAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
In his second term, Abe helped Japan’s economy, the world’s third-largest, claw its way out of a cycle of deflation.
THE LEGACY SHINZO ABE, JAPAN’S LONGEST-SERVING PRIME MINISTER, WILL LEAVE AFTER RESIGNINGCLAYCHANDLERAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
The other one says the virus is exacerbating the conditions of the past dozen years or so—when deflation, rather than overheating, has been the big threat.
AFTER $20 TRILLION IN PANDEMIC RELIEF SPENDING, THERE’S STILL NO SIGN OF INFLATION. WHAT HAPPENED?BERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
Three pairs of lungs sighed audibly in process of deflation.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
There was a concerted stiffening of bodies, a general sigh from lungs in process of deflation.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
The Presidents plans for regulated deflation came to naught.
UNITED STATES STEELARUNDEL COTTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFLATION

  • anticlimax
  • blow
  • collapse
  • comeuppance
  • crash
  • cropper
  • decline
  • defeat
  • deflation
  • demotion
  • descent
  • disappointment
  • discomfiture
  • dive
  • down
  • downfall
  • failure
  • fall
  • flop
  • humiliation
  • pratfall
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • setback
  • undoing
  • wreck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.