Downhearted vs Glum - What's the difference?

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Downhearted is a related term of glum.


As an adjective downhearted

is sad.

As a noun glum is

light.

downhearted

English

Adjective

(head)
  • sad
  • glum

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) glomen, glommen, glomben, . More at (l).

    Verb

    (glumm)
  • (obsolete) To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.
  • (Hawes)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) sullenness
  • (Skelton)

    Etymology 2

    Probably from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Adjective

    (glummer)
  • despondent; moody; sullen
  • * Thackeray
  • I frighten people by my glum face.