downgone

adjective
down·​gone | \ ˈdau̇nˌgȯn also -gän \

Definition of downgone

dialectal
: in poor condition : distressed often : darned, doggone

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History and Etymology for downgone

probably alteration (influenced by down entry 2 and gone, past participle of go) of doggone entry 2

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“Downgone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/downgone. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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