What is the opposite of upbeat?

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Adjective
Opposite of inspiring or feeling hope and optimism
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Opposite of noticeably happy and optimistic
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Opposite of marked by great pleasure, happiness, or contentedness
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Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future or things in general
“He was, in spite of all his genius and accomplishment, a troubled man seeking his own truth.”
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Opposite of having a lively or cheerful manner or character
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Opposite of feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement
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Opposite of in good spirits
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“Ralph felt depressed after Lisa rejected his advances.”
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(attributive) Opposite of feeling or exuding self-assurance
“They were insecure young men, who were led astray by a charismatic self-proclaimed prophet.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by a good or happy sentiment
“The spiritual journey is fraught with danger, full of unexpected twists, at times deeply discouraging, at times exhilarating.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling, or wanting to feel, optimism about a future event
“When Haldeman came in that afternoon, he was pessimistic about Magruder's chances of not being indicted.”
Adjective
Opposite of casual, informal, relaxed, unrestrained
Noun
Opposite of an example of improving or being improved
“The regression in his form began once he lost his dedication to training.”
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