It is a measure of just how dispirited the Democratic base is that its members were not sure that Obama had even this much in him.
Such efforts have reenergized a movement that seemed, until recently, to be dispirited.
He never saw anyone abuse prisoners, whom he describes as a dispirited lot for the most part.
While fans of snubbed teams will be furious, or dispirited, or both, Wellman will crush in the aftermath of Tourney selection.
Only two years ago, with awful economic numbers and a dispirited opposition, he was riding high.
They were dispirited by defeat, without tents, badly armed, and had lost great part of their stores and baggage.
Dilly looked at this product of the patient art of woman with a dispirited gaze.
Mr. Braham preserved his serene confidence, but Laura's friends were dispirited.
He was sad and dispirited, and ill at ease with his own heart.
Never before had they felt so dispirited, and yet never had they been so near being relieved from their misery.