Definition of 'downbeat'
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Expectations for public construction remained particularly downbeat given government spending cuts, he said.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But for the most part, the tone is downbeat.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It may be part of the character of the British to offer a downbeat assessment of how content they are with life.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2008)
The downbeat assessment contrasts with consumers' positive views about their prospective own situations, which improved by two points compared with a year ago.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
After our somewhat downbeat assessment last week of the new season's trends, we turn our thoughts this week to those we can actually work with.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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