low-water mark

Definitions of low-water mark

n a line marking the lowest level reached

Type of:
water line, watermark
a line marking the level reached by a body of water

n an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything

Type of:
adversity, hard knocks, hardship
a state of misfortune or affliction

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.