The half-dozen prisoners whom the Guards had taken, were magnified by report into half-a-hundred at least; and their friends, being faint and sober, so slackened in their energy, and so drooped beneath these dispiriting
influences, that by eight o'clock in the evening, Dennis, Hugh, and Barnaby, were left alone.
This appeal is not always a charm, for there are estuaries of a particularly dispiriting
ugliness: lowlands, mud- flats, or perhaps barren sandhills without beauty of form or amenity of aspect, covered with a shabby and scanty vegetation conveying the impression of poverty and uselessness.
She stopt to blush and laugh at her own relapse, and then resumed a more serious, more dispiriting
cogitation upon what had been, and might be, and must be.
It was a great happiness to get away after this dragging, dispiriting
The dread of some impending calamity was so strong and dispiriting
that I tried to drive it away by inviting a real sorrow-- tried to dispel the conception of a terrible future by substituting the memory of a painful past.
They will find it an excellent thing to get up an appetite with, in the dispiriting
presence of the squalid table d'ho^te.
isn't the word when it comes to the fate of Sara, who falls in love with the Dakota's designer.
THERESA May and Michael Gove squabbling like a couple of kids over alleged Islamist extremism in Birmingham's schools is dispiriting
The most recent month of the surveyed period told a dispiriting
story: While metro counties saw gains of 680,000 jobs between October and November of last year, rural and micropolitan counties lost more than 51,000 jobs.
0 Chris Hughton refused to turn the spotlight on his shot-shy stars after a dispiriting
draw left the Canaries still without a win.
Abu Dhabi Egyptians overseas are to start casting their ballots on Sunday in what many see as a dispiriting
choice between a return to the old corrupt tyrannical regime or a conservative Islamist giving the Muslim Brotherhood a trifecta of both parliamentary houses and the presidency.
CRICKET: England produced their worst ever Twenty20 batting display as they ended a vintage summer with a dispiriting
25-run defeat against an understrength West Indies.