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downbeat

down·beat

downbeat

 
pronunciation:
daUn bit
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the first beat of a measure in a piece of music.
definition 2: the downward motion of a conductor's hand or baton that signals the first beat of a measure.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: melancholy or pessimistic.