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- adv. In a downhearted manner
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Sheri Myers, a transplanted Ohioan, downheartedly returned to California after the 2004 election to find that her West Coast neighbors were clueless about what had just happened in the heartland of the country.
"Aw, let's give it up and get back," said Vincent downheartedly.
Being assured that they got him, Elmer downheartedly withdrew.
His men, who previously had tramped downheartedly over wastes of snow and miry cross-roads, now marched with head erect as in former days; the villagers, far from being cowed by the brutalities of the
Nor had Mrs. Grey any more helpful counsel or conjecture to offer; so, rather downheartedly, he got into the hansom again and set out for
No doubt she had merely come to order some books, he said to himself, downheartedly, and would go straight back again.
He will always find it difficult to create an album that moves the masses, but he captures this conundrum perfectly as he sings almost downheartedly, "Of all the virtues known to man, Patience is one I understand".