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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At what should be a time of celebration for the tribe, the group was downcast.
Unlike the myriad paintings of men sitting at desks, Shikler's portrait features Kennedy standing, with arms crossed and eyes downcast, his face obscured.
All the men stood, some rising up from their chairs with their shoulders back and their heads held high as if in defiance, while others seemed barely able to get up from their seats, their bodies slumped, their faces downcast.
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.
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First Known Use of downcast
bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched;
black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, desolate, dismal, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), funereal, gray (also grey), morbid, morose, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen;
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