deject


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de·ject

 (dĭ-jĕkt′)
tr.v. de·ject·ed, de·ject·ing, de·jects
To lower the spirits of; dishearten.

[Middle English dejecten, from Latin dēicere, dēiect-, to cast down : dē-, de- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

deject

(dɪˈdʒɛkt)
vb
(Psychology) (tr) to have a depressing effect on; dispirit; dishearten
adj
archaic downcast; dejected
[C15: from Latin dēicere to cast down, from de- + iacere to throw]

de•ject

(dɪˈdʒɛkt)

v.t.
1. to depress the spirits of; dispirit: The bad news dejected me.
adj.
2. Archaic. dejected; downcast.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin dējectus, past participle of dējicere to throw down]

deject


Past participle: dejected
Gerund: dejecting

Imperative
deject
deject
Present
I deject
you deject
he/she/it dejects
we deject
you deject
they deject
Preterite
I dejected
you dejected
he/she/it dejected
we dejected
you dejected
they dejected
Present Continuous
I am dejecting
you are dejecting
he/she/it is dejecting
we are dejecting
you are dejecting
they are dejecting
Present Perfect
I have dejected
you have dejected
he/she/it has dejected
we have dejected
you have dejected
they have dejected
Past Continuous
I was dejecting
you were dejecting
he/she/it was dejecting
we were dejecting
you were dejecting
they were dejecting
Past Perfect
I had dejected
you had dejected
he/she/it had dejected
we had dejected
you had dejected
they had dejected
Future
I will deject
you will deject
he/she/it will deject
we will deject
you will deject
they will deject
Future Perfect
I will have dejected
you will have dejected
he/she/it will have dejected
we will have dejected
you will have dejected
they will have dejected
Future Continuous
I will be dejecting
you will be dejecting
he/she/it will be dejecting
we will be dejecting
you will be dejecting
they will be dejecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dejecting
you have been dejecting
he/she/it has been dejecting
we have been dejecting
you have been dejecting
they have been dejecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dejecting
you will have been dejecting
he/she/it will have been dejecting
we will have been dejecting
you will have been dejecting
they will have been dejecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dejecting
you had been dejecting
he/she/it had been dejecting
we had been dejecting
you had been dejecting
they had been dejecting
Conditional
I would deject
you would deject
he/she/it would deject
we would deject
you would deject
they would deject
Past Conditional
I would have dejected
you would have dejected
he/she/it would have dejected
we would have dejected
you would have dejected
they would have dejected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deject - lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
chill - depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers"
discourage - deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

deject

verb
To make sad or gloomy:
Translations

deject

References in classic literature ?
Or should she, confident, As sitting queen adored on Beauty's throne, Descend with all her winning charms begirt To enamour, as the zone of Venus once Wrought that effect on Jove (so fables tell), How would one look from his majestic brow, Seated as on the top of Virtue's hill, Discountenance her despised, and put to rout All her array, her female pride deject, Or turn to reverent awe