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dispirited

[dih-spir-i-tid] /dɪˈspɪr ɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
discouraged; dejected; disheartened; gloomy.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; dispirit + -ed2
Related forms
dispiritedly, adverb
dispiritedness, noun
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dispirited

/dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged
Derived Forms
dispiritedly, adverb
dispiritedness, noun
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