downhearted

adjective
down·​heart·​ed | \ ˈdau̇n-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce downhearted (audio) \

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downheartedly adverb
downheartedness noun

Examples of downhearted in a Sentence

downhearted because his best friend was taking a job out of state

First Known Use of downhearted

1742, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of downhearted was in 1742

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“Downhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/downheartedness. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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downhearted

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English Language Learners Definition of downhearted

: not happy, confident, or hopeful

downhearted

adjective
down·​heart·​ed | \ ˈdau̇n-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce downhearted (audio) \

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