Definition of Downheartedly

1. Adverb. In a downhearted manner ¹



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Definition of Downheartedly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downheartedly

downfolds
downforce
downforces
downgoing
downgoings
downgone
downgrade
downgraded
downgrades
downgrading
downgradings
downgyved
downhaul
downhauls
downhearted
downheartedly (current term)
downheartedness
downhill
downhiller
downhillers
downhills
downhole
downier
downiest
downiness
downinesses
downing
downings
downland
downlands

Literary usage of Downheartedly

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1. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1885)
"... still without speech, he put his hand before his face. She waited for a word in vain. ' What ? ' she cried, ' do you take the thing downheartedly ? ..."

2. The Ordeal by Fire: By a Sergeant in the French Army by Marcel Berger (1916)
""Not for long," he murmured, downheartedly. "Yes! Yes! I swear that you, you, you understand, will get through!" What did I know of it? ..."

3. Last Words on Great Issues by John Beattie Crozier (1917)
"I have not yet asked my publishers," he said,— somewhat ominously and downheartedly I thought. • " But if your scheme does not come off, will you, ..."

4. Doctor Kilgannon by Seumas MacManus (1907)
"Yes,' says Conn, a bit downheartedly. ' Yes,' says he, ' them's all the ruins.' ' All,' says he next moment with a snap, ' all except one little one. ..."

5. Story and Play Readers by Margaret Knox (1917)
"[downheartedly watching the artist walking down the road.] I wonder why it is when a fellow finds one who understands him he always has to go away. ..."

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