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down

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

down

(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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He vowed to continue raise voice for down-trodden segments in the Senate, like doing before in the past.
But the book claims that, while Charles is dubbed "The Boss" by staff, he is insecure, and identifies more with Baldrick, the down-trodden turnipeating servant in Blackadder.
So we have computers replacing down-trodden humans asking if we want a monster bar of fruit-and-nut or half-price water, when all we want is a newspaper.
Business-as-usual for the down-trodden and poorest sector of the community, is merely an extension of their servitude and it is high time that BAH and RAIN celebrate the same national holiday in the same way.
The future on teaching and non-teaching staff is at stake, fighting against ignorance in down-trodden areas of the province since 11 years.
This was filmed in Heptonstall and is the playful story of two boys in 1980's Yorkshire who need to create something beautiful in their down-trodden world.
Now, it seems that Prime Minster Cameron, acutely aware of his shortcomings as a statesman, within his own party and abroad, has taken up the challenge of the down-trodden working man and as if by magic, has morphed into Don Quixote mode, ferociously attacking the tax windmills that have been turning and bleeding our country dry.
THE uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East have been caused by a down-trodden population who have said to their greedy and corrupt rulers that they have been ripped off and ignored long enough.
When Josh's mom wants him to run for class president, he invents a school club for down-trodden 11-year-olds who want to escape their parents' ambitions.
On the Boulevard hopes to promote a more positive image for the down-trodden South Lansing and help the city have more fun.
The most telling contribution came from Dr Dai Lloyd AM, whose discourse typifies the victim mentality of the nationalists who seek to portray Wales as a colonised, down-trodden country.
Blue Square rate the home side a dismissive 5-1 chance, but Betfred see some hope for Prosper Utseya's down-trodden troops and they go just 7-2.