downcastly

adv. in a depressed manner, dejectedly

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Downcastly — downcast down cast , a. Cast downward; directed to the ground, from bashfulness, modesty, dejection, or guilt. [1913 Webster] T is love, said she; and then my downcast eyes, And guilty dumbness, witnessed my surprise. Dryden. 2. depressed;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • downcast — downcastly, adv. downcastness, n. /down kast , kahst /, adj. 1. directed downward, as the eyes. 2. dejected in spirit; depressed. n. 3. overthrow or ruin. 4. a downward look or glance. 5. a shaft down which air passes, as into a mine (opposed to… …   Universalium

  • Abasedly — A*bas ed*ly ([.a]*b[=a]s [e^]d*l[y^]), adv. Abjectly; downcastly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • downheartedly — adv. dejectedly, downcastly …   English contemporary dictionary

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