crestfallen


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crest·fall·en

 (krĕst′fô′lən)
adj.
Dispirited and depressed; dejected.

crest′fall′en·ly adv.
crest′fall′en·ness n.
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crestfallen

(ˈkrɛstˌfɔːlən)
adj
dejected, depressed, or disheartened
ˈcrestˌfallenly adv
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crest•fall•en

(ˈkrɛstˌfɔ lən)

adj.
1. dejected; discouraged.
2. having a drooping crest or head.
[1580–90]
crest′fall`en•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crestfallen - brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
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crestfallen

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
مُطأطئ الرأس، خائب
sklíčený
modfaldenslukøret
rislágur; hnugginn
nusiminęs
nomāktsnospiests

crestfallen

[ˈkrestˌfɔːlən] ADJcariacontecido
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

crestfallen

[ˈkrɛstfɔːlən] adj [person] → déconfit(e), découragé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

crestfallen

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

crestfallen

[ˈkrɛstˌfɔːln] adjabbattuto/a, mortificato/a
to look crestfallen → avere un'aria mogia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

crestfallen

(ˈkrestfoːlən) adjective
very disappointed. He was crestfallen at his failure.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

crestfallen

a. decaído-a, alicaído-a; acobardado-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
He gathered himself up and sneaked off, crushed and crestfallen.
Poor Passepartout, quite crestfallen, followed his master without a word.
He returned to Captain Bonneville's camp, somewhat crestfallen, it is true; but parried the officious condolements of his friends by observing that two good horses were very good pay for one bad wife.
To conclude, the old men went off, one crestfallen, and the other in high contentment, all who were present were astonished, and he who was recording the words, deeds, and movements of Sancho could not make up his mind whether he was to look upon him and set him down as a fool or as a man of sense.
Our men crouched about the decks here and there with anxious, crestfallen faces, all turned one way to watch the chaser.
They remained about the camp all night, but at daylight returned, baffled and crestfallen, to their homes, with nothing but smoke for their pains.
At first I deemed this to be uncommon nonsense, but as I considered I saw that she was probably right again, and I gazed crestfallen at this very clever woman.
"I couldn't help it," returned the other, rather crestfallen. "Ozma sprinkled me with a magic powder, and I just had to live.
Then his horse came in and he held out his hand to the crestfallen jockey, whilst with his left he patted Iris's head.
Maud laughed at my crestfallen expression, and I said, "As soon as the wind abates I intend going in the boat to explore the island.
"No, no: the habit he took off -- the habit Mungo saw him in." But I thought he seemed crestfallen; indeed, he was clutching at every straw, and all the time, I dare say, saw the faces of his hereditary foes on the bench, and in the jury-box, and the gallows in the background.
But as he approached his mother-in-law, he responded in a mournful and crestfallen tone to her inquiries about Dolly's health.