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(Dejected), adjective depressed, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, downcast, gloomy, glum, somber sorrowful, sullen, unhappy, upset, weary,
Associated concepts: capacity, mental illness, incompetency

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(Lowest Point), adjective below, beneath, far below, lower, lowest, rock-bottom, under, underneath
Associated concepts: interest rates down, trip and fall, slip and fall
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She's about as down-to-earth as that phoney accent she now affects.
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Down-to-earth Chloe won the nation's hearts in the Channel 5 reality show and was last out of the house on July 16.
Good luck to Colin and Chris Weir - they seem like four very down-to-earth people.
A highly readable, down-to-earth guide written by a medical industry insider especially for the public at the mercy of a powerful and all too often ruthless system.
Narrated in a down-to-earth style, and illustrated with vintage black-and-white photographs, Easier Said tells of the importance of perseverance toward goals, especially when in a seemingly unhelpful or prejudiced environment, and the lasting reward of a role model's life lived to the fullest.
Black-and-white photographs, and a handful of timetables and charts embellish the down-to-earth true stories of people who live and work to promote intercultural harmony through shared faith.
Written in no-nonsense, down-to-earth terms, How To Succeed With Your Own Construction Business is a "must-have" for anyone considering an entrepreneurship in construction, and is also packed cover-to-cover with practical advice for aspiring business owners in any field.
Down-to-earth illustrated instructions and guidelines for proper decorum as well as appropriate physical form make Karate For Kids a "must-read" for children enrolled in a karate course--or who are considering joining a karate class.
One of the things that was so good about Cameron in the first one, and why we chose her for this character, is that Fiona had the pretenses of being this glamorous princess but really was this down-to-earth person who just wanted to be herself,'' observes Andrew Adamson, who did directing duty on both ``Shreks.
Apart from the primordial human urge to cross one more river, the more down-to-earth motives for pilgrimages have been petition and thanksgiving: for health or safety or fertility or a good harvest.