dispirited


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dis·pir·it·ed

 (dĭ-spĭr′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected. See Synonyms at depressed.

dis·pir′it·ed·ly adv.

dispirited

(dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd)
adj
low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged
disˈpiritedly adv
disˈpiritedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dispirited - marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation"
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
2.dispirited - filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"

dispirited

adjective disheartened, depressed, discouraged, down, low, sad, gloomy, glum, dejected, in the doldrums, despondent, downcast, morose, crestfallen, sick as a parrot (informal) I left feeling utterly dispirited.

dispirited

adjective
Translations
مُثَبِّط الهِمَّه
deprimovaný
modløs
hnugginn, leiîur
nomāktsnospiests
deprimovaný
cesareti kırılmışkeyifsizneşesiz

dispirited

[dɪsˈpɪrɪtɪd] ADJdesanimado, desalentado

dispirited

[dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd] adj (= dejected) [person] → découragé(e), déprimé(e)

dispirited

adj, dispiritedly
adventmutigt

dispirited

[dɪsˈpɪrɪtɪd] adjabbattuto/a, scoraggiato/a; (sigh) → di avvilimento

dispirited

(diˈspiritid) adjective
sad and discouraged.

dispirited

a. descorazonado-a, desalentado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Well, they can eat beef and bread and butter, if they are hungry, only it's mortifying to have to spend your whole morning for nothing," thought Jo, as she rang the bell half an hour later than usual, and stood, hot, tired, and dispirited, surveying the feast spread before Laurie, accustomed to all sorts of elegance, and Miss Crocker, whose tattling tongue would report them far and wide.
he said, as he turned back and caught a glance at the dispirited faces behind him.
Jennings was kept away by the indisposition of her youngest daughter; and for this party, Marianne, wholly dispirited, careless of her appearance, and seeming equally indifferent whether she went or staid, prepared, without one look of hope or one expression of pleasure.
But then, strange to say, when I stood with my ragged shoes, and my dusty, sunburnt, half-clothed figure, in the place so long desired, it seemed to vanish like a dream, and to leave me helpless and dispirited.
Thankee, Sir," returned Joe, evidently dispirited by the proposal, "since you are so kind as make chice of coffee, I will not run contrairy to your own opinions.
During this combat and the brief conversation which ensued, Cedric, at the head of a body of men, among whom the Friar was conspicuous, had pushed across the bridge as soon as they saw the postern open, and drove back the dispirited and despairing followers of De Bracy, of whom some asked quarter, some offered vain resistance, and the greater part fled towards the court-yard.
Being quite dispirited with toil, and wholly overcome by grief and dispair, I lay down between two ridges, and heartily wished I might there end my days.
They were so tired and worn out and dispirited that there was nothing to be done till they had some rest, so I asked them all to lie down for half an hour whilst I should enter everything up to the moment.
Their other aunt also visited them frequently, and always, as she said, with the design of cheering and heartening them up-- though, as she never came without reporting some fresh instance of Wickham's extravagance or irregularity, she seldom went away without leaving them more dispirited than she found them.
As the poor horses would return toward night, with sluggish and dispirited air, the moment they saw their owners approaching them with blankets filled with cotton-wood bark, their whole demeanor underwent a change.
Had it not been that the French admiral, with a large party, was then in the glen, I have no doubt that the natives, although their tribe was small and dispirited, would have inflicted summary vengeance upon the man who thus outraged their most sacred institutions; as it was, they contrived to annoy him not a little.
I had never seen the good old negro look so dispirited, and I feared that some serious disaster had befallen my friend.