Synonyms for (noun) downcast

Synonyms: downcast

Definition: a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine

Similar words: shaft

Definition: a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel

Synonyms for (adjective) downcast

Synonyms: down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dispirited, depressed, low, low-spirited, grim, gloomy, blue

Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency

Usage: 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

Similar words: dejected

Definition: affected or marked by low spirits

Usage: is dejected but trying to look cheerful


Synonyms: downcast

Definition: directed downward

Usage: a downcast glance

Similar words: down

Definition: being or moving lower in position or less in some value

Usage: lay face down; the moon is down; our team is down by a run; down by a pawn; the stock market is down today