dejected

[dih-jek-tid]
adjective
depressed in spirits; disheartened; low-spirited: The dejected expression on the face of the loser spoiled my victory.

Origin:
1575–85; deject + -ed2

dejectedly, adverb
dejectedness, noun
quasi-dejected, adjective
quasi-dejectedly, adverb
undejected, adjective
undejectedly, adverb
undejectedness, noun


discouraged, despondent, dispirited, downhearted, unhappy, miserable.


happy.
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dejected (dɪˈdʒɛktɪd)
 
adj
miserable; despondent; downhearted
 
de'jectedly
 
adv
 
de'jectedness
 
n

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dejected
"depressed at heart," 1580s, pp. adj. from deject (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Benes walked off the mound and dejectedly pulled off his glove.
But he watched dejectedly as the ball settled into the bleachers.
Finally, he set his elbows on his knees and stared vacantly at the floor, his shoulders dejectedly hunched forward.
Near them, an elderly couple sat dejectedly on their bags.
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