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How to use downheartedness in a sentence

At these words all Lisbeth's downheartedness vanished, and she felt only how festive and cozy it was to be at home again.
LISBETH LONGFROCKHANS AANRUD
Could Ernest have known Mr. Kurtz's true state of mind, he would have had less reason for downheartedness.
MISS THEODORAHELEN LEAH REED
At first she could scarcely believe that this was the cause of his downheartedness.
THE GIRL FROM THE MARSH CROFTSELMA LAGERLF
Hussey, with his cheeriness and his banjo, was another vital factor in chasing away any tendency to downheartedness.
SOUTH!SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON
I did not in that first moment of utter downheartedness so much as inquire the reason for the trick which had been played upon me.
THE OLD STONE HOUSE AND OTHER STORIESANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Mr. Hardy's love-poems belong to the literature of downheartedness.
OLD AND NEW MASTERSROBERT LYND
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWNHEARTEDNESS

  • anguish
  • bitterness
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • blues
  • catatonia
  • chagrin
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • dismals
  • distress
  • doldrums
  • dolor
  • downheartedness
  • dullness
  • dumps
  • foreboding
  • grief
  • heaviness
  • heavy-heartedness
  • horror
  • low spirits
  • malaise
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • morbidity
  • mourning
  • oppression
  • pensiveness
  • pessimism
  • sadness
  • saturninity
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
  • weariness
  • woe
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