downhearted downhearted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) filled with melancholy and despondency

Usage(s):

  1. In the next few years, Richard was in and out of prison, and when he bumped into his father in a shopping mall seven or eight years ago, he seemed depressed and downhearted.
  2. The summer is normally a bit of a break, even for the downhearted.
  3. But he was not downhearted.

News

  1. Cross country: Unhappy Norwegian men end Games on a low note

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Norway's male cross country skiers sounded both mystified and downhearted on Sunday after a Winter Games where they started as one of the favorites but underperformed badly. The best performer was Martin Johnsrud Sundby, who ended in fourth. We plan to train even harder and finish the season on a high." Particularly disappointing was the ...
    on February 23, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Olympics-Cross country-Unhappy Norwegian men end Games on a low note

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Norway's male cross country skiers sounded both mystified and downhearted on Sunday after a Winter Games where they started as one of the favourites but underperformed badly. The best performer was Martin Johnsrud Sundby, who ended in fourth. We plan to train even harder and finish the season on a high." Particularly disappointing ...
    on February 23, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I arrive at Catalunya GP in a very good mood," Pedrosa said. "The last race in Assen was an excellent example of how we will never give up. The practice sessions were very difficult but our team never became downhearted and we were working...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Dani Pedrosa Source: Yahoo! Eurosport UK

  2. "We have lost one of our targets but we still have two more to go for because we are still in the Champions League and we are fighting for the Premier League title, so we cannot afford to be too downhearted," Kuyt said. "The key now is how we...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Dirk Kuyt Source: USA Today

  3. Adams said: "It is hard to come away with nothing after a game like that but we made some bad defensive mistakes again. We have got a third of the season to go and have to play the teams around us so we are not too downhearted."
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Tony Adams Source: AFP

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