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  • n. Plural form of downfalling.

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Examples

  • "Woman's my weakness, yer honor," said an honest Patlander, on being charged before the lord mayor with having four wives living; and without having any such "Algerine act" upon my conscience, I must, I fear, enter a somewhat similar plea for my downfallings, and avow in humble gratitude, that I have scarcely had a misfortune through life unattributable to them in one way or another.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • That doesn't excuse any of the downfallings of the Catholic faith, or the sexual abuse by priests and the horrendous cover-ups.

    RichardDawkins.net : The Latest Updates

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