dejected


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de·ject·ed

 (dĭ-jĕk′tĭd)
adj.
Being in low spirits; depressed. See Synonyms at depressed.

de·ject′ed·ly adv.
de·ject′ed·ness n.

dejected

(dɪˈdʒɛktɪd)
adj
(Psychology) miserable; despondent; downhearted
deˈjectedly adv
deˈjectedness n

de•ject•ed

(dɪˈdʒɛk tɪd)

adj.
depressed in spirits; disheartened; low-spirited.
[1575–85]
de•ject′ed•ly, adv.
de•ject′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
dysphoric, unhappy, distressed - generalized feeling of distress
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
elated - exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"

dejected

dejected

adjective
Translations
مُكْتَئِب
sklíčený
fortabtmodløsnedslået
niîurdreginn
liūdnai
nomāktsnospiests
cesareti kırılmışkederli

dejected

[dɪˈdʒektɪd] ADJ [person, look] → desanimado, abatido

dejected

[dɪˈdʒɛktɪd] adj (= miserable) → découragé(e)

dejected

adj, dejectedly

dejected

[dɪˈdʒɛktɪd] adjabbattuto/a, avvilito/a
to become dejected → abbattersi

dejected

(diˈdʒektid) adjective
gloomy or miserable. He looked rather dejected.
deˈjectedly adverb
deˈjection (-ʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
Sitting at the window, Beth's work often dropped into her lap, and she leaned her head upon her hand, in a dejected attitude, while her eyes rested on the dull, autumnal landscape.
George felt so utterly lonely and dejected that he wanted to weep but pride made him walk rapidly along, swinging his arms.
While the husbandman shrank back from the dangerous passes, within the safer boundaries of the more ancient settlements, armies larger than those that had often disposed of the scepters of the mother countries, were seen to bury themselves in these forests, whence they rarely returned but in skeleton bands, that were haggard with care or dejected by defeat.
As Ahab now glided from the dejected Delight, the strange life-buoy hanging at the Pequod's stern came into conspicuous relief.
Clare servants,--Tom, Adolph, and others; and there, too, Susan and Emmeline, awaiting their turn with anxious and dejected faces.
In turn, five or six dejected and homesick ladies approached it doubtingly, gave it a single inquiring thump, and retired with the lockjaw.
Yet notwithstanding all this, the boy grew more and more melancholy and pale and dejected.
The other teachers, poor things, were generally themselves too much dejected to attempt the task of cheering others.
I couldn't bear to witness her sorrow: to see her pale, dejected countenance, and heavy eyes: and I yielded, in the faint hope that Linton himself might prove, by his reception of us, how little of the tale was founded on fact.
He suddenly checked himself and his face became dejected and perplexed.
On inanimate nature, as on the men and women who cultivated it, a prevalent tendency towards an appearance of vegetating unwillingly--a dejected disposition to give up, and wither away.
I was quite as dejected on the first working-day of my apprenticeship as in that after-time; but I am glad to know that I never breathed a murmur to Joe while my indentures lasted.