Examples of downcast in a Sentence
There were a lot of downcast faces in the crowd.
her downcast gaze made us realize that she was shy
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Silas saw evidence during this game of what Howard meant; various players looking downcast in timeouts in reaction to mistakes.
Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson walked through the locker room Friday looking a bit downcast and not badly injured.
Instead the flashes seared on Dodgers’ fans memories will be of downcast heads and slow trudges off the field.
Army’s Kevlin Hopkins found Jermaine Adams on a 16-yard scoring pass with one second left in regulation and the Black Knights then used a 29-yard field goal by Blake Wilson in overtime to earn a 31-28 win over the downcast Owls.
Its release received almost no fanfare, save for a self-promotional tweet from Matt Mondanile, the 32-year-old guitarist who is the Ducktails’ founder and sole consistent member, and whose downcast visage appears on Jersey Devil’s cover.
Could West be shown as a kind of Janus, looking both forward and backward with downcast expression, past and present mutually unsatisfying?
Speaking of avatars of alienation, K moves through his days with the unhurried shuffle and downcast baby blues of Ryan Gosling.
The two women arrived at court Monday wearing bullet proof vests with their eyes downcast, surrounded by a heavy police presence.
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First Known Use of downcast
Synonymsbowed, down, downward, lowered
Antonymsblissful, buoyant, buoyed, cheerful, cheery, chipper, delighted, glad, gladdened, gladsome, gleeful, happy, joyful, joyous, jubilant, sunny, upbeat
Related Wordsaggrieved, distressed, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, worried; despairing, hopeless, sunk; disappointed, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited; suicidal; dolorous, lachrymose, lugubrious, plaintive, tearful; regretful, rueful; agonized, anguished, grieving, wailing, weeping; black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, desolate, dismal, drear, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), funereal, gray (also grey), morbid, morose, murky, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen
Near Antonymselevated, lifted, raised, uplifted, upward
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