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down·heart·ed

 (doun′här′tĭd)
adj.
Low in spirit; depressed. See Synonyms at depressed.

down′heart′ed·ly adv.
down′heart′ed·ness n.

downhearted

(ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd)
adj
(Psychology) discouraged; dejected
ˌdownˈheartedly adv
ˌdownˈheartedness n

down•heart•ed

(ˈdaʊnˈhɑr tɪd)

adj.
dejected; depressed.
[1645–55]
down′heart′ed•ly, adv.
down′heart′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.downhearted - filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"

downhearted

downhearted

adjective
Translations
skleslýsklíčený
modløsnedslået
elcsüggedt
dapur, vondaufur
cesareti kırılmışmorali bozulmuş

downhearted

[ˈdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd] ADJdescorazonado
don't be downheartedno te dejes desanimar

downhearted

[ˌdaʊnˈhɑːrtɪd] adjdécouragé(e)

downhearted

[ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd] adjscoraggiato/a, demoralizzato/a
don't be downhearted! → non scoraggiarti!

down1

(daun) adverb
1. towards or in a low or lower position, level or state. He climbed down to the bottom of the ladder.
2. on or to the ground. The little boy fell down and cut his knee.
3. from earlier to later times. The recipe has been handed down in our family for years.
4. from a greater to a smaller size, amount etc. Prices have been going down steadily.
5. towards or in a place thought of as being lower, especially southward or away from a centre. We went down from Glasgow to Bristol.
preposition
1. in a lower position on. Their house is halfway down the hill.
2. to a lower position on, by, through or along. Water poured down the drain.
3. along. The teacher's gaze travelled slowly down the line of children.
verb
to finish (a drink) very quickly, especially in one gulp. He downed a pint of beer.
ˈdownward adjective
leading, moving etc down. a downward curve.
ˈdownward(s) adverb
towards a lower position or state. The path led downward (s) towards the sea.
down-and-ˈout noun, adjective
(a person) having no money and no means of earning a living. a hostel for down-and-outs.
ˌdown-at-ˈheel adjective
shabby, untidy and not well looked after or well-dressed.
ˈdowncast adjective
(of a person) depressed; in low spirits. a downcast expression.
ˈdownfall noun
a disastrous fall, especially a final failure or ruin. the downfall of our hopes.
ˌdownˈgrade verb
to reduce to a lower level, especially of importance. His job was downgraded.
ˌdownˈhearted adjective
depressed and in low spirits, especially lacking the inclination to carry on with something. Don't be downhearted! – we may yet win.
ˌdownˈhill adverb
1. down a slope. The road goes downhill all the way from our house to yours.
2. towards a worse and worse state. We expected him to die, I suppose, because he's been going steadily downhill for months.
downˈhill racing noun
racing downhill on skis.
downˈhill skiing noun
ˌdown-in-the-ˈmouth adjective
miserable; in low spirits.
down payment
a payment in cash, especially to begin the purchase of something for which further payments will be made over a period of time.
ˈdownpour noun
a very heavy fall of rain.
ˈdownright adverb
plainly; there's no other word for it. I think he was downright rude!
adjective
He is a downright nuisance!
ˈdownstairs adjective
, ˌdownˈstairsadverb on or towards a lower floor. He walked downstairs; I left my book downstairs; a downstairs flat.
ˌdownˈstream adverb
further along a river towards the sea. We found/rowed the boat downstream.
ˌdown-to-ˈearth adjective
practical and not concerned with theories, ideals etc. She is a sensible, down-to-earth person.
ˈdowntown adjective
(American) the part (of a city) containing the main centres for business and shopping. downtown Manhattan.
ˌdownˈtown adverb
(also down town) in or towards this area. to go downtown; I was down town yesterday.
ˈdown-trodden adjective
badly treated; treated without respect. a down-trodden wife.
be/go down with
to be or become ill with. The children all went down with measles.
down on one's luck
having bad luck.
down tools
to stop working. When the man was sacked his fellow workers downed tools and walked out.
down with
get rid of. Down with the dictator!
get down to
to begin working seriously at or on. I must get down to some letters!
suit (someone) down to the ground
to suit perfectly. That arrangement will suit me down to the ground.
References in classic literature ?
In the morning he was downhearted again, and would have sustained himself by giving me all the money he had in his possession, gold and silver too, if my aunt had not interposed, and limited the gift to five shillings, which, at his earnest petition, were afterwards increased to ten.
Don't be downhearted, you'll soon get over your throat.
Bout ten days ago I 'uz sayin' to myself dat I couldn't las' many mo' weeks I 'uz so wore out wid de awful work en de lashin's, en so downhearted en misable.
Simon Nishikanta sneered openly at what he considered the captain's inefficient navigation, and continued to paint water- colours when he was serene, and to shoot at whales, sea-birds, and all things hurtable when he was downhearted and sea-sore with disappointment at not sighting the Lion's Head peak of the Ancient Mariner's treasure island
Nor was he downhearted when the scurvy broke out on his own body.
And there's no cause to be downhearted, for he'll very soon get better, very soon.
I had tried to make advances to the girl again; but she would have none of me, and so I was not only thirsty but otherwise sad and downhearted.
Lahat kami sa Senado downhearted dahil paano maaabswelto yun eh inamin na nga,' he said.
Ex-Troon striker Barbour, who became a father for the first time to son Cole between the two games, said: "I was downhearted and annoyed that on paper it looks as if I've had the worst debut ever but really the ref ruined the game.
We were all a bit downhearted after that because we feel we should have won.
So Geordie though downhearted " Now if you know a sponsor good and kind, Drop a line to Geordie - keep the lad in mind.
LAUREN and Brad are heartbroken by Paige's decision to move to Singapore with Mary, but overjoyed when she changes her mind - and then it's Terese's turn to feel downhearted.