downhearted

Are you feeling sad and discouraged? Then you're downhearted. You need a hug from a good friend.

Bad news, a tough day, your favorite team losing the championship — all of these can leave you feeling a bit downhearted. You can also use words like crestfallen, dejected, or blue to describe this sad emotion. The adjective downhearted includes the word ending -hearted, meaning "at heart," or "in one's deepest feelings."

Definitions of downhearted
  1. adjective
    filled with melancholy and despondency
    “feeling discouraged and downhearted
    synonyms: blue, depressed, dispirited, down, down in the mouth, downcast, gloomy, grim, low, low-spirited
    dejected
    affected or marked by low spirits
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