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Fallen vs. Falling

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Fallenadjective

having dropped by the force of gravity

‘fallen raindrops’;

Fallingadjective

That falls or fall.

‘a falling leaf’; ‘the falling prices of luxury goods’;

Fallenadjective

(literary) killed in battle

‘to honor fallen soldiers’;

Fallingadjective

from Fall, v. i.

Fallenadjective

having lost one's chastity

‘a fallen woman’;

Fallingadjective

suddenly losing an upright position;

‘they ran from the falling tree’; ‘a falling wall crushed the car’;

Fallenadjective

having collapsed

‘a fallen building’;

Fallingadjective

decreasing in amount or degree;

‘falling temperature’;

Fallennoun

(pluralonly) The dead

Fallingadjective

becoming lower or less in degree or value;

‘a falling market’; ‘falling incomes’;

Fallennoun

(pluralonly) Casualties of battle or war.

Fallingadjective

coming down freely under the influence of gravity;

‘the eerie whistle of dropping bombs’; ‘falling rain’;

Fallennoun

One who has fallen, as from grace.

Fallenadjective

Dropped; prostrate; degraded; ruined; decreased; dead.

‘Some ruined temple or fallen monument.’;

Fallenadjective

having dropped by the force of gravity;

‘fallen leaves covered the forest floor’; ‘sat on a fallen tree trunk’;

Fallenadjective

having fallen in or collapsed;

‘a fallen building’;

Fallenadjective

having lost your chastity;

‘a fallen woman’;

Fallenadjective

killed in battle;

‘to honor fallen soldiers’;

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