1 directed downward; "a downcast glance"
2 low in spirits; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted" [syn: blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited] n : a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine
- (Of eyes) looking downwards.
- (Of a person) feeling despondent.
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