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    • Directed downward: a downcast glimpse.
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downcast definition

  • adjective:
    • Directed downward: a downcast glimpse.
    • reduced in spirits; depressed. See Synonyms at depressed.
    • Looking downwards.
    • Feeling despondent.
    • Cast downward; directed on surface, from bashfulness, modesty, dejection, or guilt.
    • depressed; dispirited; dejected; -- of people.
    • directed downward
    • filled with melancholy and despondency
  • noun:
    • A cast from supertype to subtype.
    • A melancholy appearance.
    • A ventilating shaft down that the air passes in propogating through a mine.
    • Downcast or melancholy look.
    • A ventilating shaft down which the air passes in circulating through a mine.
    • A downward look: usually implying sadness or pensiveness.
    • In mining, the ventilating shaft down which the air passes in propogating through a mine.
    • In ship-building, a duct or trunk area with a cowl or bonnet at its high end, organized to push air on to the interior of a vessel.
    • a ventilation shaft through which air gets in a mine
  • verb:
    • To cast or provide; to make upward.
    • To taunt; to reproach; to upbraid.
    • To cast from supertype to subtype.
  • others:
    • Cast or directed downward: because, a downcast eye or look.
    • ergo despondent; dejected: since, a down-cast character.
    • In mining, descending.
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