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downbeat

Music the first beat of a bar or the downward gesture of a conductor's baton indicating this
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Increased income from employment during July, alongside a much less downbeat assessment of financial wellbeing among people in the private rental sector, highlighted a broad change of momentum.
In the new study, the downbeat consisted of a simultaneous bass drum and cymbal sound.
People in the east Midlands were the most downbeat consumers.
On the downbeat side, the much-publicized problems with the domestic auto industry--General Motors, Daimler Chrysler and Ford--have cast a bit of a pall on the market.
WILLARD GRANT CONSPIRACY, The Venue, Edinburgh, September 6 LED by the massive bulk of singer Robert Fisher, this alternative country collective created a dreamy and downbeat vibe.
Independent retailers quizzed by The Knowledge Store continue to be downbeat about business, with nearly a third saying trade was down on last year.
Most traders had been predicting a downbeat start for London.
What a downbeat primer: Based on the Ira Levin novel, the plot revolved around Josef Mengele, then the most notorious at-large war criminal from World War II, and an attempt to create a Fourth Reich by genetically engineering a new Hitler.
Whether watching with the eyes of experience or the eyes of innocence, the 32 members of the Voice of Ages choir, ranging in age from 8 to 92, anticipate the music director's downbeat.
Fantasia's Canadian offerings included Attila Bertalan's Between the Moon and Montevideo, a downbeat futuristic item staring Pascale Bussieres shot in Havana, and Isabelle Hayeur's claustrophobic horror movie, Les Siamoises.
Summary: Europe's main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Monday, with sentiment hit by downbeat Chinese economic data published over the weekend, dealers said.
If you are telling me that I am downbeat, I don't see it in that manner.