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English definition of “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.Feeling sad and unhappyNot hopeful

downcast adjective (EYES DOWN)

If someone's eyes are downcast, they are looking down.The eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes
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