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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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  • Far from being destroyed, bankrupted or downhearted, they thrived.
  • Impact of physical activity on medical expenditures among adults downhearted and blue.
  • After a little while be seemed to grow tired and downhearted and returned to bia cell.
British Dictionary definitions for downhearted

downhearted

/ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd/
adjective
1.
discouraged; dejected
Derived Forms
downheartedly, adverb
downheartedness, noun
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