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Definition 1: a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine - [noun denoting artifact]

(downcast is a kind of ...) a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel

Definition 2: filled with melancholy and despondency - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where downcast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for downcast in the sense of this definition

(downcast is similar to ...) affected or marked by low spirits

"is dejected but trying to look cheerful"

Definition 3: directed downward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where downcast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a downcast glance

(downcast is similar to ...) being or moving lower in position or less in some value

"lay face down" "the moon is down" "our team is down by a run" "down by a pawn" "the stock market is down today"

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