downhearted

[ doun-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈdaʊnˈhɑr tɪd /

adjective

dejected; depressed; discouraged.

Nearby words

  1. downfield,
  2. downforce,
  3. downgrade,
  4. downgrowth,
  5. downhaul,
  6. downheartedly,
  7. downhill,
  8. downhill all the way,
  9. downhill skiing,
  10. downhiller

Origin of downhearted

First recorded in 1645–55; down1 + hearted

Related formsdown·heart·ed·ly, adverbdown·heart·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for downhearted

downhearted

/ (ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd) /

adjective

discouraged; dejected
Derived Formsdownheartedly, adverbdownheartedness, noun

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