1. Lower than previously; SYN. down.
2. Having the central portion lower than the margin; SYN. indented.
3. (Biology) Flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.
ETYM See Down (adv.).
1. Being or moving lower in position or less in some value.
2. Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; SYN. downward.
3. Not functioning.
4. (Used of computers) Temporarily not operating.
7. The fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase.
8. Understood perfectly; SYN. down pat, mastered.
15.down in the mouth
Downcast, dejected. SYN. down-hearted
ETYM Latin melancholicus, Greek melas, -anos black + chole gall, bile.: cf. French mélancholique.
Given to melancholy; depressed; melancholy; unhappy.
ETYM Latin morbidus, from morbus disease; prob. akin to mori to die: cf. French morbide, Italian morbido. Related to Mortal.
Medicine, unhealthy; diseased.
Suggesting an unhealthy mental state.
ETYM Old Eng. solein, solain, lonely, sullen; through Old French from (assumed) Late Lat. solanus solitary, from Latin solus alone. Related to Sole.
1. Gloomily angry and silent; cross; sour; affected with ill humor; morose.
2. Lonely; solitary; desolate.
3. Gloomy; dismal; foreboding.