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What does your descent mean?

Medical Definition of descent
1 : the act or process of descending from a higher to a lower location descent of the testes into the scrotum. 2a : derivation from an ancestor. b : the fact or process of originating by generation from an ancestral stock (as a species or genus)

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Likewise, people ask, what is your descent?

descent. If you're on your way down, you're making a descent, whether that's as a passenger in an airplane that's landing, or if you're tumbling down a staircase you just slipped on.

Also, what is the difference between decent and descent? Decent is an adjective meaning socially acceptable or good. For example: Everyone should be entitled to a decent standard of living. Descent is a noun which can mean a movement downwards, or your ancestry. For example: The plane began its final descent prior to landing. / "She found out that she was of Welsh descent."

Likewise, how do you use descent in a sentence?

descent Sentence Examples

  1. The descent felt as long as their two day trip.
  2. They began the long descent, hand in hand.
  3. The flakes drifted directly down, undisturbed in their descent by any hint of a breeze in the still night air.
  4. He was the son of Eurypon and fourth in descent from Procles.

What is the synonym of descent?

Synonyms of 'descent' There was a sheer drop just outside my window. plunge. a refreshing plunge into cold water. coming down. swoop.

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