downhearted because his best friend was taking a job out of state
Recent Examples on the WebLike a downhearted Jacques Tati, comedy comes less from jokes than from people behaving in sad-but-relatable ways.
Peter Opaskar, Ars Technica, 16 Feb. 2020
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