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downcast

down·cast

downcast

 
pronunciation:
daUn kaest
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: directed or cast downwards, as the eyes.
similar words:
downward
definition 2: depressed or sad.
synonyms:
blue, chapfallen, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, down, heavy-hearted, low, sad, unhappy
antonyms:
elated, happy
similar words:
disconsolate, doleful, down in the mouth, forlorn, heartsick, melancholy, woeful
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