Definition of downheartedly in US English:



  • See downhearted

    • ‘‘Save your load of bull for someone who cares about you right now…’ he points to Radley, who looks at me downheartedly.’
    • ‘Michael slips downheartedly out of the room followed by Julia.’
    • ‘Lightening flashed and a distant rumble of thunder followed it before the pair came out again, the woman trudging downheartedly.’
    • ‘She heard herself ask, pleading, ‘but I know there is nowhere else…’ she said downheartedly, crossing her arms about her chest and lowering her head.’
    • ‘‘See you later,’ he said downheartedly.’