down in the mouth

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Synonyms for down in the mouth

filled with melancholy and despondency

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I'm thinking you're down in the mouth some," Henry said.
What a theme for regret, and how down in the mouth you must be, judging from the sound of your voice
Yes,' replied the voice, 'and precious down in the mouth he has been.
I guess he'd have mentioned, if it was," said the old farmer; and he removed his chair back to the corner, leaving Dominicus quite down in the mouth.
Whispered Wegg to Venus, as they crossed the yard behind him: 'Look at the worm and minion; he's down in the mouth already.