[ UK /dˈa‍ʊnwədli/ ]
[ US /ˈdaʊnwɝdɫi/ ]
  1. spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
    prices plunged downward
    don't fall down
    rode the lift up and skied down
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How To Use downwardly In A Sentence

  • She was on a management seminar yesterday and spent this morning downwardly cascading the key points to an indifferent audience of Terry, Mike, Ash, Zippy and me.
  • The annular depression has an air intake hole that extends downwardly to connect to an integrally formed extended air intake tube to guide the air deep into the feeding bottle so as to balance the air pressure inside the bottle.
  • The monthly out-turn meant that the annual growth rate ticked up to 6.5% in August from a (downwardly revised) 6.4% in July.
  • The downwardly curved petiole twists away from the wind, so its ventral surface points downwind.
  • Whether you are an inveterate chowhound or a downwardly mobile fine-dining refugee, there's bound to be a sidewalk-friendly food provider for you. Bay Area Versus SoCal: Food Trucks Worth The Trip
  • You can't be cutting edge when your ideas are dull and The Osbournes now downwardly define dullardry and their overuse of the f-bomb is now tired and wankerish. Urban Semiotic
  • Downwardly mobile, despite their gentle origins, these men had limited resources and restricted access to luxurious apparel.
  • With the same average reinforcement density, the downwardly strong mode gave tile maximum critical height, and the upwardly -strong mode gave the minimum one.
  • Right: stalagmites are one of the many treats in store for the downwardly mobile.
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