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English definition of “downhearted”

downhearted

adjective uk   /ˌdaʊnˈhɑː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/
unhappy and having no hope, especially because of a disappointment or failure: After hearing the news of the defeat, she told supporters not to be downhearted.
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