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down in the mouth

adjective

Definition of DOWN IN THE MOUTH

:  dejected 1

Examples of DOWN IN THE MOUTH

  1. <after a disastrous date like that, anyone would be down in the mouth>

First Known Use of DOWN IN THE MOUTH

1649

Related to DOWN IN THE MOUTH

Synonyms
bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, sad, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched
Antonyms
blissful, buoyant, buoyed, cheerful, cheery, chipper, delighted, glad, gladdened, gladsome, gleeful, happy, joyful, joyous, jubilant, sunny, upbeat

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disinformation Hear it
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