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See definition of implosion on Dictionary.com
  • as infailure
  • as ininsolvency
  • as innonfeasance
  • as inunsuccess
  • as inunsuccessfulness

synonyms for implosion

  • bankruptcy
  • breakdown
  • collapse
  • decline
  • defeat
  • deficiency
  • deterioration
  • failing
  • loss
  • misstep
  • abortion
  • bomb
  • botch
  • bungle
  • bust
  • checkmate
  • decay
  • deficit
  • downfall
  • fiasco
  • flop
  • frustration
  • inadequacy
  • lemon
  • loser
  • mess
  • misadventure
  • miscarriage
  • nonperformance
  • overthrow
  • rout
  • rupture
  • stalemate
  • stoppage
  • turkey
  • washout
  • wreck
  • false step
  • faux pas
  • flash in the pan
  • lead balloon
  • nonsuccess
  • sinking ship
  • total loss

antonyms for implosion

MOST RELEVANT
  • betterment
  • improvement
  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • win
  • accomplishment
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • continuation
  • enough
  • plenty
  • triumph
  • achievement
  • achiever
  • attainment
  • earnings
  • gain
  • merit
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      How to use implosion in a sentence

      No one should try to view the implosion in person, county officials said.
      ROSSLYN’S HOLIDAY INN BUILDING WILL BE IMPLODED SUNDAY MORNINGJUSTIN WM. MOYERDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      The implosion was the indirect result of the collapse, one day previously, of Topshop owner Arcadia Group.
      COVID-19 CHAOS: U.K. RETAIL GIANTS ARCADIA AND DEBENHAMS COLLAPSE, THREATENING 25,000 JOBSDAVID MEYERDECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
      The changes come after the implosion of Wirecard, the fintech that was a DAX member for two years despite repeated allegations of irregularities.
      REELING FROM THE WIRECARD SCANDAL, GERMANY’S DAX IS GETTING ITS LARGEST OVERHAUL EVERKDUNN6NOVEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
      This has tallied not with the 20th century but more pointedly with the period between the start of the Cold War and the current implosion of the liberal world order.
      AS THE WORLD WATCHES US ELECTION, THE APPEAL OF AMERICA IS DIMINISHEDLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
      In fact, only in the 1970s and then again following the dot-com bubble implosion were there sustained periods of weak dollar and weak stock price performance, as the chart here shows.
      GLOBAL STOCKS FALTER AS COVID DEATHS AND TONIGHT’S PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TAKE CENTER STAGEBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
      In ten minutes, she had the slow-implosion capsule out of the hopper of a battered old Aldebaranese cargo ship.
      EQUATION OF DOOMGERALD VANCE
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