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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
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We have been exploiting this forum for the cause of girls' education in Islamabad's down-trodden areas,' Talat Azeem, project director of Mashal School, said.
Lauren added: "One of the most painful ways this occurs in The Secret is in the character of my mum, who is depicted as no more than a down-trodden housewife.
5 LESCOTT Like Richards, he left the ground down-trodden.
The Dar es Salaam scenes show a depressing, down-trodden Diamond after his house is seized by debtors, and being avoided by
I know I can be seen as selfish but self-indulgence on holiday is much required for a down-trodden OAP like myself.
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.
Wouldn't it be better if the current Imam Bukhari opened bridges of communication with the down-trodden Muslims of India and made an effort not only to understand their problems but also to make an emphatic representation before the Indian government
My husband and I made a vow to uplift the down-trodden and the less-privileged individuals as he had passion for those who can not help themselves due to predicament.
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.
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.