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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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Down-to-earth Chloe triumphed in the Channel 5 reality show on July 16.
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.
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.
Reading Robert Duke's newly published collection of essays is like witnessing a lecture by this influential music educator: energetic, thought-provoking, incisive and down-to-earth. Not every teacher will agree with Duke's premise that successful music teaching can be measured just as a "trial lawyer's work is evaluated based on his record of winning cases." But many teachers will benefit immediately from his applications to the studio and classroom of the "expansive, rich body of data that illuminates the processes of knowledge acquisition and skill development."
Cabot, the author of the popular Princess Diaries series and other novels for YAs, has a knack for creating convincing, down-to-earth teen characters, incorporating lots of pop culture references and amusing lists ...
I'm sure many people will have felt reassured by his down-to-earth acceptance of his lot in life.
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.
"Yet you can see that we're down-to-earth, genuine guys who are just trying to figure life out."
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.