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downbeat

adjective uk   us   /ˈdaʊn.biːt/ informal
quiet and without much excitement: The actual signing of the treaty was a downbeat affair without any ceremony. I thought he'd be really excited, but he seemed kind of downbeat.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 低調的,不張揚的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 低调的,不张扬的…
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