Definition of Downheartedness

1. Noun. A feeling of low spirits. "He felt responsible for her lowness of spirits"




Definition of Downheartedness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being downhearted; sadness. ¹

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Definition of Downheartedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downheartedness

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

Literary usage of Downheartedness

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1. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1880)
"Sadness and downheartedness, with disposition to cry, and the peculiar desire for food, with disgust at it when brought to him, are all similar to ..."

2. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"bling, frequent yawning and stretching; headache, vertigo, sleeplessness, downheartedness and irritability ; illusions of sight and hearing; ..."

3. The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom on the Second Epistle of St. Paul the by John Chrysostom, J. Ashworth (1848)
"For how is it not absurd, if whilst removing another's downheartedness, thou art thyself downhearted ? for so thou no longer sufferest it to be alms. ..."

4. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton (1920)
"Hussey, with his cheeriness and his banjo, was another vital factor in chasing away any tendency to downheartedness. Once they were settled in their ..."

5. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"... really, pushed it away in a pet; we all havo our little weaknesses, and an utter inability to stand the sight of another person's downheartedness is one ..."

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