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Meaning of "downhearted" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DOWNHEARTED

downhearted  [ˌdaʊnˈhɑːtɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOWNHEARTED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Downhearted is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DOWNHEARTED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Downhearted

"Downhearted" is the third single released by Australian surf rock band Australian Crawl from their debut album The Boys Light Up. The song was written by Sean Higgins, Guy McDonough and Bill McDonough. All three songwriters had been bandmates in The Flatheads, but at the time only Bill McDonough was a member of Australian Crawl. It was produced by David Briggs. "Downhearted" was released in May, 1980 and reached #12 on the Australian Singles Chart in July, 1980. Different B-sides were released in different markets. Australian B-side was "Way I've Been" written by Australian Crawl member Brad Robinson and his father James Robinson. James Robinson was a Federal Arbitration Court Justice. Canadian B-side was "Indisposed" was co-written by the Robinsons with James Reyne and Bill McDonough. The song describes the car accident which resulted in Reyne breaking both wrists immediately before they recorded their first single "Beautiful People". The B-side for the UK release was "Letter From Zimbabwe".

Definition of downhearted in the English dictionary

The definition of downhearted in the dictionary is discouraged; dejected.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOWNHEARTED


black-hearted
ˈblækˌhɑːtɪd
brokenhearted
ˌbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd
departed
dɪˈpɑːtɪd
faint-hearted
ˌfeɪntˈhɑːtɪd
false-hearted
ˌfɔːlsˈhɑːtɪd
good-hearted
ˌɡʊdˈhɑːtɪd
hardhearted
ˌhɑːdˈhɑːtɪd
ironhearted
ˌaɪənˈhɑːtɪd
parted
ˈpɑːtɪd
proudhearted
ˌpraʊdˈhɑːtɪd
pure-hearted
ˌpjʊəˈhɑːtɪd
softhearted
ˌsɒftˈhɑːtɪd
steely-hearted
ˈstiːlɪˌhɑːtɪd
stouthearted
ˌstaʊtˈhɑːtɪd
tenderhearted
ˌtɛndəˈhɑːtɪd
true-hearted
ˌtruːˈhɑːtɪd
uncharted
ʌnˈtʃɑːtɪd
unimparted
ˌʌnɪmˈpɑːtɪd
weakhearted
ˌwiːkˈhɑːtɪd
wholehearted
ˌhəʊlˈhɑːtɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOWNHEARTED

downcourt
downcry
downdraught
downer
downfall
downfallen
downfield
downflow
downforce
downgrade
downhaul
downheartedly
downheartedness
downhill
downhill race
downhiller
downhole
downier
downiest
downiness

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOWNHEARTED

big-hearted
chicken-hearted
cold-hearted
converted
free-hearted
great-hearted
half-hearted
heavy-hearted
kind-hearted
large-hearted
light-hearted
lion-hearted
not for the faint-hearted
open-hearted
overparted
pigeon-hearted
simple-hearted
stony-hearted
unparted
warm-hearted
warted

Synonyms and antonyms of downhearted in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DOWNHEARTED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «downhearted» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of downhearted

Translation of «downhearted» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOWNHEARTED

Find out the translation of downhearted to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of downhearted from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «downhearted» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

心灰意冷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

descorazonado
570 millions of speakers

English

downhearted
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

downhearted
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مكتئب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

унывают
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

downhearted
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হতাশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

découragé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lemah hati
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entmutigt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

落胆
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낙담
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mudhun banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thất vọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனமுடைந்து போன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हतबल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

morali bozuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scoraggiato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przygnębienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сумують
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deprimat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κακόκεφος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

neerslagtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nedstämd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

downhearted
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of downhearted

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOWNHEARTED»

The term «downhearted» is regularly used and occupies the 60.218 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOWNHEARTED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «downhearted» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «downhearted» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about downhearted

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOWNHEARTED»

Discover the use of downhearted in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to downhearted and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Inspired of God
I prayed today, but when I didn't hear from God, I got discouraged and downhearted. Then I took in to account that I could feel discouragement, and tho ugh downhearted, my heart didn't require assistance for it's continual beating, I sighed, ...
Lee Leigh, 2012
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Summary Measures of Population Health: Concepts, Ethics, ...
You feel tense or downhearted and low a little or none of the time. 2. You feel tense or downhearted and low some of the time. 3. You feel tense or downhearted and low a good bit of the time. 4. You feel tense or downhearted and low most of ...
Christopher J. L. Murray, 2002
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Valuing Health for Regulatory Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
You feel downhearted and low none of the time. You feel downhearted and low a little of the time. You feel downhearted and low some of the time. You feel downhearted and low most of the time. You feel downhearted and low all of the time.
Robert S. Lawrence, Wilhelmine Miller, Lisa A. Robinson, 2006
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Surgery for Low Back Pain
... outside the home and housework) extremely Mental health Emotions You feel tense or downhearted and low none of the time (1) Not anxious or depressed (1) You feel tense or downhearted and low a little of the time (2) Moderately anxious  ...
Marek Szpalski, Robert Gunzburg, Björn L. Rydevik, 2010
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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus
downhearted. guzzle, quaff, drain, chugalug, slug, finish off; informal knock back, put away, scarf (down/up). noun the ups and downs ofrunninga business: setbacks, upsets, reverses, reversals, mishaps, vicissitudes; informal glitches.
‎2012
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Stretching Students' Vocabulary: Best Practices for Building ...
At this point, Laura and Thomas are excited, having all these sophisticated choices available to them. They truly are on a Word Hunt. They watch Doris consult a dictionary for downhearted and connect the meaning with her own experiences ...
Karen Bromley, 2002
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Listening to God's Healing Love Song: As Heard by a ...
It is told from the unique perspective of someone who is both a transgender woman and who is also a Christian. This is a journey of faith, hope, love, grieving and forgiveness.
Rhiannon M. Tibbetts, 2013
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Take Five: On-the-Job Meditations with St. Ignatius
27.When. Co-workers. Are. Downhearted. Perhaps we underestimate the effect we have on others. Just as lighting incense changes the air all around us, so lighting our smile can change the demeanor of the people nearby. Ignatius gave the ...
Mike Aquilina, Kris D. Stubna, 2008
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Oxford Thesaurus of English
adjective Morgan was understandably downcastfollowing Scotland's defeat: despondent, disheartened, discouraged, dispirited, downhearted, low-spirited, in low spirits, hopeless, cast down, crestfallen, down, low, disconsolate, in despair,  ...
Maurice Waite, 2009
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Harrap's essential English Dictionary
downhearted draft rank of less importance: Her job was going to be downgraded, [opposite upgrade] downhearted /daun'haitid/ adjective You are downhearted when you are feeling discouraged and depressed: We refuse to be downhearted.
‎1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOWNHEARTED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term downhearted is used in the context of the following news items.
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Biblical marriage: Five couples in scripture we can learn from
Instead of casting her out, as he would have been entitled to do, he does his best to comfort her: "Why are you downhearted? Don't I mean ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»
2
Older and wiser Gasquet relishes win over Wawrinka
Gasquet would not be downhearted though. "It's important that I play a better match than I did in Paris. I'll try to be very aggressive. On the ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
3
Looking for companion? Gifty Anti says she feels lonely sometimes
Asked how she feels when she hears things like this about her Gifty said in the past she used to get worried and downhearted but now things ... «Pulse.com.gh, Jul 15»
4
Fifteen Inspirations for Disneyland - Part One
After a day visiting Coney Island in the early 1950s with his wife, Lillian, Walt was downhearted. He told her, “I'm almost ready to give up the ... «MousePlanet, Jul 15»
5
The Ugly Guys
But don't get too downhearted for the tune is surprisingly upbeat! Get them asses on the dance floor and move them asses to a 'Mean Ol' Man'. «Music News, Jul 15»
6
Sometimes I feel lonely - Gifty Anti
Asked how she feels when she hears things like this about her Gifty said in the past she used to get worried and downhearted but now things ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
7
Billy Keane: Outbreak of truth-telling has made cute hoors an …
He didn't want the Kildare boys to get too downhearted. I was there last Sunday and Kildare tried so hard. Dublin were just too good. Now Cork ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Lily Allen 'turned away' from Wireless VIP area and apparently she …
... saying that Lily stated she 'didn't want to make an unnecessary scene'. Ouch. But it happens to everyone, Lily, so don't be too downhearted. «Metro, Jul 15»
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Steve Smith has gone from the clown to the king, so will he have the …
Have you heard the one about the Australian who was brought into the Ashes to add a bit of humour to a downhearted dressing room? «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Bluelines Summer Edition: Erie Otters' Sherry Bassin prepares to …
In one sense, hockey is much like Stratford in that the audience never goes home downhearted and disconsolate. Heroes don't just fade to ... «Bay Today, Jul 15»

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