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Origin of downcast
OTHER WORDS FROM downcastdown·cast·ly, adverbdown·cast·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for downcast
The soaked one squats on the bridge, eyes furious and downcast.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As he was taken down from the dock to be driven to prison he was downcast, as anyone would be who was publicly sacrificed.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If we must confess it, they are quite offended and downcast when the cartoons stop.Churchill Would Be Famous Today on the Strength of His Writing Alone|Anthony Paletta|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is downcast, and a senior member of his party comforts him in these words.
Despite the fuzzy pictures, the Daily Mail was quick to point out the star looked "miserable" and “downcast.”
Instead she remarked: "I must get to work," and left her downcast suitor without further ceremony.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Noll stood before him with downcast eyes and a trembling lip.Culm Rock|Glance Gaylord
I went to my room a little drowsy, a little astonished, a little deceived and downcast, but through various impressions.Hania|Henryk Sienkiewicz
Other guests were harboured by that hospitable sward, shambling, downcast lice of the town.Rest Harrow|Maurice Hewlett
She thanked him with downcast eyes, but assured him that she would not require any.The Brute|Frederic Arnold Kummer