English to Afrikaans Meaning :: downcast

Downcast :
neergeslane
- neergeslane
 

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Noun(1) a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine
Adjective(1) directed downward(2) filled with melancholy and despondency

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(1) Many times in the film, an arched eyebrow, a downcast eye (followed by a POV shot), or wrinkled, furrowed brow says a lot more than the witty bon mots that the cast members like to throw about.(2) The Black Cap depicts a downcast figure swallowed by a voluminous skirt that occupies the entire lower surface of the painting.(3) It is the same scene with the crucial difference that the young farmer has disappeared, leaving the hesitant, downcast girl still dangling her straw hat, its ribbons stirring gently in the breeze.(4) There comes a definitive moment at the end of every Super Bowl when exuberant and downcast fans alike know when to shut off the TV, or at least change the channel.(5) The probable explanation is, that the return air was leaking across into the downcast shaft at various levels.(6) One early morning a few weeks ago, I noticed a downcast boy alone in the park kicking a can.(7) Or Binodini of ÔÇÿChoker BaliÔÇÖ whose downcast eyes promised the quiet glow of life after sunset, and the raised ones the joy of sunshine after a gloomy shower?(8) Yet she was always downcast , antisocial, and she wrote the darkest poetry, which she shared with me.(9) She is almost always shown in profile and never engages the viewer, but with downcast eyes she seems intensely self-absorbed or excessively demure.(10) ÔÇÿHe was downtown and got jumped,ÔÇÖ he replied with downcast eyes.(11) With his cane, his downcast eyes, and bandy legged gait, he is the antithesis of Hollywood muscle-bound steroid cases.(12) Eyes are usually downcast , focused elsewhere.(13) The exchanged looks, downcast eyes, or brutal and grim determination of the guards all make this film seem real.(14) He probably didn't see his demise coming until Sulzberger's downcast eyes telegraphed it to him.(15) His eyes are always downcast , he never lifts his glance.(16) The huge crowd at Colbert Station was an instant spur to the downcast players some of whom quickly wiped away the tears to savour what proved to be a memorable occasion.
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(1) be downcast ::
wees neergeslane
Synonyms
Adjective
1. despondent ::
moedeloos
5. downhearted ::
neerslagtig
6. crestfallen ::
moedeloos
7. down ::
af
8. low ::
lae
9. disconsolate ::
somber
10. despairing ::
wanhopige
11. sad ::
hartseer
12. melancholy ::
melancholie
13. gloomy ::
somber
14. glum ::
nors
15. morose ::
morose
16. doleful ::
droewe
17. dismal ::
somber
18. woebegone ::
ongeneeslik
19. miserable ::
miserabel
20. depressed ::
depressief
21. dejected ::
moedeloos
22. blue ::
blou
24. down in the dumps ::
terneergedruk
Antonyms
1. blissful ::
salig
2. buoyant ::
lewendig
3. cheerful ::
vrolike
4. cheery ::
vrolik
5. delighted ::
verheug
6. glad ::
bly
7. happy ::
gelukkig
8. jubilant ::
jubelende
9. sunny ::
sonnige
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