said of a planet in the sign opposite to its Exaltation; the weakest and least favorable placement for a planet, resulting in a restriction of its nature and an inability to express its positive or optimistic qualities. This is personally significant only for Moon in Scorpio, Mercury in Leo, Venus in Virgo, Mars in Cancer; and, to a lesser extent, Jupiter in Capricorn and Saturn in Aries.
A sign opposite the one in which a planet is exalted. A significator in its fall may indicate an unfortunate, helpless, insolvent, or cruel person. A planet in its fall may literally refer to a person who has fallen, been disgraced, or suffered some kind of limitation.
A planet placed in a sign which is opposite to its sign of exaltation is referred to as its sign of fall. Its properties are out of context with the influence of the sign in which it is placed. Fall planets may be indicators of past-life debts to be repaid.
The sign opposite the sign of exaltation. This is a sign where the planet's energy tends to "fall away" from the best expression.
A planet is 'in its fall' when it is in the sign oposite its rulership. A planet in its fall is said to express its weaker aspects. In a modern, sensitive approach to astrology, the 'bad' connotation of a fall may be disregarded.
The sign opposite a planet's sign of exaltation; a planet in "fall" is debilitated or weakened.
A planet is in fall when placed in the sign opposite to that of its exaltation. A debility.