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Definition of "downhearted" [down•heart•ed]

  • Low in spirit; depressed. See Synonyms at depressed. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "downhearted" in a sentence
  • "The men were not by any means "downhearted," and would rather have died than admit that they were depressed, but the brightness was all rubbed off, and a moroseness,"
  • "When Hartlepool lose he gets "downhearted" but not for long."
  • "Still, having already secured offers from Birmingham, Manchester, Swansea and East Anglia, Josh isn't too downhearted."
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