sundown

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Etymology[edit]

sun +‎ down

Noun[edit]

sundown ‎(countable and uncountable, plural sundowns)

  1. (US) sunset
    We'll meet by the pier at sundown; don't forget to bring your kazoo.

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sundown ‎(third-person singular simple present sundowns, present participle sundowning, simple past and past participle sundowned)

  1. (intransitive) to experience an episode or an onset of some detrimental mental condition like agitation, anxiety, hallucination or dementia
    • 2009, Kay Cameron, ‎Tim Rhodus, Life With God 101
      "She also “sundowned”, and someone had to keep an eye on her 24-7."