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droopy

[droo-pee] /ˈdru pi/
adjective, droopier, droopiest.
1.
hanging down; sagging.
2.
lacking in spirit or courage; disheartened; dejected.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English drupi. See droop, -y1
Related forms
droopiness, noun
Synonyms
2. dispirited, forlorn, despondent, discouraged, downhearted, downcast, doleful, subdued, depressed.
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Word Origin and History for droopiness

droopy

adj.

"dejected, sad, gloomy," early 13c., drupie, perhaps from droop, perhaps from Old Norse drupr "drooping spirits, faintness."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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