Definition of downhearted:
sorrowful, depressed, blue, downcast, inconsolable, droopy, down, heartsick, hangdog, heavy-hearted, sorry, saddened, crestfallen, low, melancholic, tristful, woebegone, down in the mouth, bad, wretched, brokenhearted, desolate, low-spirited, dull, dysphoric, dejected, happy, heartsore, homesick, unhappy, doleful, heavyhearted, dispirited, subdued, cast down.
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
- hopeless (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Lost Despatch", Natalie Sumner Lincoln.
- "Down the Slope", James Otis.
- "Curlie Carson Listens In", Roy J. Snell.