What is the meaning of down in the mouth?

adjective

  • Filled with melancholy and despondency .
    • usage: "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
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APAWordNet. (2010). down in the mouth. Retrieved August 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/down_in_the_mouth/definitions/1172840
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "down in the mouth" http://smartdefine.org/down_in_the_mouth/definitions/1172840 (accessed August 19, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, down in the mouth, Smart Define, viewed 19 August, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/down_in_the_mouth/definitions/1172840>.
MLAWordNet. "down in the mouth" 23 October 2010. Web. 19 August 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/down_in_the_mouth/definitions/1172840>