declivity (Meaning)

Wordnet

declivity (n)

a downward slope or bend

Webster

declivity (n.)

Deviation from a horizontal line; gradual descent of surface; inclination downward; slope; -- opposed to acclivity, or ascent; the same slope, considered as descending, being a declivity, which, considered as ascending, is an acclivity.

A descending surface; a sloping place.

declivity Sentence Examples

  1. The hikers cautiously descended the steep declivity, mindful of loose rocks.
  2. The mountain trail led down a gradual declivity, offering stunning views of the valley.
  3. She lost her footing on the slippery declivity, but thankfully regained her balance.
  4. The geologist examined the soil composition of the declivity to understand its formation.
  5. The path followed the natural contours of the declivity, winding gracefully through the landscape.
  6. The declivity of the riverbank made it an ideal spot for launching canoes.
  7. As they reached the bottom of the declivity, they were greeted by a serene meadow.
  8. The architect designed the house to blend seamlessly with the declivity of the hillside.
  9. The skiers raced down the snow-covered declivity, exhilarated by the speed.
  10. He paused to admire the panoramic view from the top of the declivity before continuing the hike.

FAQs About the word declivity

a downward slope or bendDeviation from a horizontal line; gradual descent of surface; inclination downward; slope; -- opposed to acclivity, or ascent; the same

descent,downhill, dip, decline, downgrade, hanging, basin, depression,fall, declension

rise, ascent,rise, acclivity, uphill, hill, ascent, uphill, hill, acclivity

The hikers cautiously descended the steep declivity, mindful of loose rocks.

The mountain trail led down a gradual declivity, offering stunning views of the valley.

She lost her footing on the slippery declivity, but thankfully regained her balance.

The geologist examined the soil composition of the declivity to understand its formation.