cast+down

  • 1cast down — adj [not before noun] literary sad and disappointed ▪ She could not bear to see him so miserable and cast down …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2cast down — index disconsolate, discourage, humiliate, overthrow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3cast down — verb lower someone s spirits; make downhearted (Freq. 1) These news depressed her The bad state of her child s health demoralizes her • Syn: ↑depress, ↑deject, ↑get down, ↑dismay, ↑disp …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4cast down — PHR V PASSIVE If someone is cast down by something, they are sad or worried because of it. [LITERARY] [be V ed P] I am not cast down by it because I believe in the fundamental strength of the business... [V ed P] Ever since I saw the diary… …

    English dictionary

  • 5cast down — {adj.} Discouraged; sad; unhappy. Used less often than the reverse form, downcast . * /Mary was cast down at the news of her uncle s death./ * /Charles felt cast down when he lost the race./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6cast down — {adj.} Discouraged; sad; unhappy. Used less often than the reverse form, downcast . * /Mary was cast down at the news of her uncle s death./ * /Charles felt cast down when he lost the race./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7cast\ down — adj Discouraged; sad; unhappy. Used less often than the reverse form, downcast . Mary was cast down at the news of her uncle s death. Charles felt cast down when he lost the race …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 8cast down — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, abashed, afflicted, agitated, bad, baffle, balk, beat down, beset, bilk, blow down, blow over, bothered, bowed down, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, chagrin,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9cast down — adjective Date: 14th century downcast …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10cast down — (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To discourage] Syn. dishearten, dispirit, sadden, depress; see depress 2 , discourage 1 . 2. [To overthrow] Syn. raze, demolish, wipe out; see defeat 1 , 2 , destroy 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11cast down — lower the spirits of a person; discourage …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12cast down — Dejected, depressed, discouraged, melancholy, sad, downcast, disheartened, chap fallen, downhearted, desponding, despondent, blue, dispirited, low spirited, in low spirits …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13To cast down — Cast Cast (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14be cast down — mainly literary phrase to feel upset or disappointed Thesaurus: feeling disappointedsynonym Main entry: cast * * * feel depressed she was greatly cast down by abusive criticism of her novels …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15be cast down — ► be cast down feel depressed. Main Entry: ↑cast …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16(be) cast down (by something) — be ˌcast ˈdown (by sth) derived (literary) to be sad or unhappy about sth see also ↑downcast Main entry: ↑castderived …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17be cast down — feel depressed. → cast …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18be cast down — mainly literary to feel upset or disappointed …

    English dictionary

  • 19Cast — (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913 Webster] Uzziah… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20Cast — (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913 Webster] Uzziah… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English