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downhearted

adjective down·heart·ed \-ˈhär-təd\

: not happy, confident, or hopeful

Full Definition of DOWNHEARTED

down·heart·ed·ly adverb
down·heart·ed·ness noun

Examples of DOWNHEARTED

  1. <downhearted because his best friend was taking a job out of state>

First Known Use of DOWNHEARTED

circa 1774

Related to DOWNHEARTED

Synonyms
bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, sad, down in the mouth, 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
DOWNHEARTEDLY Defined for Kids

downhearted

adjective down·heart·ed \ˈdan-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of DOWNHEARTED for Kids

:  sad 1

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