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[ UK /dˈa‍ʊnhɑːtɪd/ ]
  1. filled with melancholy and despondency
    gloomy predictions
    downcast after his defeat
    depressed by the loss of his job
    feeling discouraged and downhearted
    a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
    gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
    the darkening mood
    lonely and blue in a strange city
    a gloomy silence
    took a grim view of the economy
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How To Use downhearted In A Sentence

  • I've never seen a group as downhearted as we have been in the last few years.
  • He saw his players were downhearted after conceding the lead to draw against Sweden and immediately spoke to them in the dressing room to underline his optimism that they can still top their group.
  • You feel downhearted and the pain of not feeling loved has left you very distressed. Srinivasan Pillay: Want to Be More Giving? Try Warming Your Hands
  • I was exhausted and downhearted and sought familiar comfort somewhere. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN
  • He is very downhearted about the poor grade he got in school.
  • After six months searching, I've got to say I'm getting a bit downhearted about it all.
  • Erik Zabel refused to be downhearted after being outsprinted for the third successive stage of the Tour de France.
  • But we have nothing to feel downhearted about; there are a number of things we've done extremely well and I hope will be carried on, such as the Christmas Star Appeal.
  • Swank convinces us of a peculiar combination in Maggie, a white trash starveling who's come to L.A. and trained herself onto the women's undercards of men's bouts: she feels she has nothing to lose and yet isn't at all downhearted.
  • She didn't think it was a good idea to leave her daughter home alone when she was so downhearted and depressed.
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