What does the word downhearted mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Dejected; discouraged.

Usage examples for downhearted

  1. " My dear Mr. Charles," said Jane, beaming at him over her knitting, but not quite taking him in the manner he intended, " you are young yet, but don't be downhearted. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. But don't get downhearted. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  3. Tom, said Scotty, his blue eyes twinkling, don't look so downhearted. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
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