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downhearted

[doun-hahr-tid] /ˈdaʊnˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
dejected; depressed; discouraged.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; down1 + hearted
Related forms
downheartedly, adverb
downheartedness, noun
Synonyms
downcast, despondent, disheartened, dispirited, sad, sorrowful.
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British Dictionary definitions for down heartedly

downhearted

/ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd/
adjective
1.
discouraged; dejected
Derived Forms
downheartedly, adverb
downheartedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for down heartedly
downhearted
1774 (downheartedly is attested from 1650s), a figurative image from down (adv.) + heart.
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