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be in eclipse
To be dwindling in success or popularity. Sure, that author was big 10 years ago, but her career is in eclipse now, and I doubt her new book will be a big seller.
in eclipse(slightly formal)
thought of as less important or as having less value By the time he died, the novelist and his work were in eclipse.
be in eclipse(literary)
if something is in eclipse, it is less successful than it was before His career was in eclipse until he made a comeback in this surprise hit film.