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English definition of “downcast”

downcast

adjective uk   /ˈdaʊn.kɑːst/ us    /-kæst/

downcast adjective (UNHAPPY)

formal sad and without hope: I thought you were looking a little downcast this morning.

downcast adjective (EYES DOWN)

If someone's eyes are downcast, they are looking down.
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