Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see cast , down .
Origin of cast-down
From Middle English CAST DOWN CAST DOWN casten doun , casten adoun , equivalent to cast + down .
Cast-down Sentence Examples
"I guess everyone is pissed at me," Howie mumbled, his eyes cast down to the ground.
On the 6th of February 1658 he lost his favourite daughter, Elizabeth Claypole, and he was much cast down by the shock of his bereavement and of her long sufferings.
The remaining 200 victims, who had escaped the bullets of the siege and survived the butchery of the river bank, were massacred afterwards and cast down the famous well of Cawnpore, which is now marked by a memorial and surrounded by gardens.
Four horns, representing the hostile world-power that oppresses Israel and Jerusalem, are cast down by four smiths.
But his time is at hand; together with his hosts he has been cast down from heaven, and on the earth he "hath but a short time."