downhearted

[ doun-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈdaʊnˈhɑr tɪd /

adjective

dejected; depressed; discouraged.

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Origin of downhearted

First recorded in 1645–55; down1 + hearted

OTHER WORDS FROM downhearted

down·heart·ed·ly, adverbdown·heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for downhearted

downhearted
/ (ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd) /

adjective

discouraged; dejected

Derived forms of downhearted

downheartedly, adverbdownheartedness, noun
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