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    downcast - Dictionary definition and meaning for word downcast

    (noun) a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine Definition
    (adj) directed downward
    Example Sentence
    • a downcast glance
    (adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
    Example Sentence
    • gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
    • gloomy predictions
    • a gloomy silence
    • took a grim view of the economy
    • the darkening mood
    • lonely and blue in a strange city
    • depressed by the loss of his job
    • a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
    • downcast after his defeat
    • feeling discouraged and downhearted
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for downcast

Downcast = Down + Cast; if a man is from low 'caste', he will remain sad among high caste people.

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CAST means actors and crew in a movie ,imagine u r an actor but in the movie u r not given chance to ACT so ur down and so ur DISCOURAGED

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text: i'm not too downcast
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