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downcast

adjective

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1 directed down
  • her downcast gaze made us realize that she was shy

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2 feeling unhappiness
  • I'm always a little downcast on rainy days

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The first known use of downcast was in 1521

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“Downcast.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downcast. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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