What's the opposite of highlight?
I don't mean the verb to highlight or to emphasize something, so downplay isn't an option.
Instead I'm looking for the opposite of "the highlight of the movie, concert, show".
I would most likely say low point.
Nadir is the opposite of zenith, but could conceivably be used, as in The nadir comes when the leading actor tries to sing.
Why don't you use lowlight?
How about a low ebb?
I would go for nadir, but I have one problem with it: a highlight in the movie example can be other things (a theme, a broader message), too, whereas nadir is restricted to meaning a point in the story line, or a particular scene in the movie
If you're going with "highlight" as a verb, I'd offer "diminish" as an antonym.
His year was highlighted by his league leading batting average but diminished by his poor performance during the World Series.
How about downfall? Could it fit in this context? "What was the highlight of the week? and the downfall?"
opposite of highlight is low profile
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