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dejected

[dih-jek-tid] /dɪˈdʒɛk tɪd/
adjective
1.
depressed in spirits; disheartened; low-spirited:
The dejected expression on the face of the loser spoiled my victory.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; deject + -ed2
Related forms
dejectedly, adverb
dejectedness, noun
quasi-dejected, adjective
quasi-dejectedly, adverb
undejected, adjective
undejectedly, adverb
undejectedness, noun
Synonyms
discouraged, despondent, dispirited, downhearted, unhappy, miserable.
Antonyms
happy.
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British Dictionary definitions for dejectedness

dejected

/dɪˈdʒɛktɪd/
adjective
1.
miserable; despondent; downhearted
Derived Forms
dejectedly, adverb
dejectedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for dejectedness

dejected

adj.

"depressed at heart," 1580s, past participle adjective from deject. Related: Dejectedly (1610s).

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