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What is the opposite of ascendancy?

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Opposite of the quality of being in the dominant position
Opposite of a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
Opposite of domination, influence, or authority over another
Opposite of a dominant position in a competitive environment
“As we have only just started this company, we literally have the last place in our market right now.”
Opposite of the most intense or highest point of an experience or of a series of events
(of competitions) Opposite of a favorable condition or position
“The soccer team was trailing by three goals which represented a clear disadvantage going into the second half.”
Opposite of control of or dominion over an area or people
“Fundamentally, the subordination of the oppressed nations to the major powers is rooted in economic relations.”
Opposite of the state or fact of having the power or authority to effect change
“His leadership has the impotence of a limp sloth.”
Opposite of a position of superiority or dominance
“In spite of young Kano's academic superiority he was relegated to a subordinate position, because of his physical inferiority.”
Opposite of the achievement of an aim or goal
“He considered the training of his pet dog to be a great failure.”
Opposite of a period of success, popularity, or power
“Only by experiencing the depth of despair, could the poet liberate himself from anxiety in order to embrace hope, faith, and openness to the world.”
(the sun, figuratively) Opposite of a time of glory, especially one marked by an achievement that is acknowledged by others
“It was yet another first-round exit, and there was no hiding his emotions as he hung his head in shame.”
Opposite of an extended period of success, especially in sports
“Injuries plagued the club for consecutive years and were probably the major cause of their downfall.”
Opposite of the most active or successful period of a person's life or career
“The novel described the period of his decline, during which his dominance over the competition had waned.”
Opposite of the fact or condition of being common, prevalent, or in the majority
Opposite of favour shown to one person or thing over another or others
“I'll be running this planet for the betterment and equality of all.”
Opposite of social superiority as demonstrated by polite and respectable manners, behavior, or appearances
Opposite of the balance of an advantage
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