Translation of downcast in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnkæst; ˈdaʊnkɑːst/


  • 1.1 (dejected) [expression] alicaído, abatido
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    • A woman who appears to be a downcast person who lives under bridges, turns out to be has a metamorphose into a princess and has a regal personage.
    • The mood of the people was downcast after Australia notched up a whopping 359.
    • There comes a definitive moment at the end of every Super Bowl when exuberant and downcast fans alike know when to shut off the TV, or at least change the channel.
    1.2 (directed downward) with downcast eyes con la mirada baja, mirando al suelo
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    • The lady in waiting was silent, with downcast eyes and a broken spirit.
    • Chloe raised her blue downcast eyes and stared up at the young woman who had appeared in front of the breakfast table.
    • The simple, archaic gesture, a performance of downcast eyes and busy hands, puts across a feminist rereading of the woman's straightjacket.

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