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3 definitions found
 for downhearted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Downhearted \Down"heart`ed\, a.
     Dejected; low-spirited.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  downhearted
      adj 1: filled with melancholy and despondency ; "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" [syn:
             gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited,
             down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the
             mouth, low, low-spirited]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "downhearted":
     blue, bowed-down, cast down, dashed, dejected, depressed,
     despairing, despondent, desponding, disconsolate, discouraged,
     disheartened, dispirited, down, downcast, drooping, droopy,
     feeling low, heartless, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal,
     in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps,
     languishing, low, low-spirited, miserable, pessimistic, pining,
     sad, spiritless, subdued, suicidal, weary of life, woebegone,
     world-weary
  
  

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