HyperDic: downcast

English > 3 senses of the word downcast:
ADJECTIVEalldowncastdirected downward
alldowncast, gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spiritedfilled with melancholy and despondency
NOUNartifactdowncasta ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine
downcast > pronunciation
Soundsdaw'nkae.st
Rhymesaghast ... vast: 42 rhymes with aest...
English > downcast: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdirected downward.
Example"a downcast glance"
BroaderdownBeing or moving lower in position or less in some value
Spanishbajo
Catalanbaix
English > downcast: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFilled with melancholy and despondency.
Example "downcast after his defeat"
Synonymsgloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited
Broaderdejectedaffected or marked by low spirits
Spanishbajo, decaído, deprimida, deprimido, desalentado, desanimado
Catalanabatut, aclaparat, alacaigut, capbaix, capmoix, deprimit, desanimat, descoratjat, pansit
English > downcast: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine.
BroadershaftA long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel

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