dejectedly


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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.
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Adv.1.dejectedly - in a dejected manner; "when she came back Sophie and Esther were sitting dejectedly in the kitchen"
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بِكَآبَه
sklíčeně
fortabtmodløstnedslået
búsan
dapurlega
keder içinde

dejectedly

[dɪˈdʒektɪdlɪ] ADV [sit, gaze] → con desánimo, desalentado; [say] → con tono de abatimiento
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

dejectedly

[dɪˈdʒɛktɪdli] adv (= miserably) → d'un air découragé
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dejectedly

[dɪˈdʒɛktɪdlɪ] adv (say, talk) → con tono abbattuto; (move, act) → con aria abbattuta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dejected

(diˈdʒektid) adjective
gloomy or miserable. He looked rather dejected.
deˈjectedly adverb
deˈjection (-ʃən) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
"I am very sorry for it," said Catherine dejectedly; "if I had known this before -- "
He did not weep nor groan any more, but his long face was quite solemn and his big ears hung dejectedly on each side of it.
"Come friends"; and dejectedly they retraced their steps.
Shelby had gone on her visit, and Eliza stood in the verandah, rather dejectedly looking after the retreating carriage, when a hand was laid on her shoulder.
Joe offered no answer, poor fellow, but stood feeling his whisker and looking dejectedly at me, as if he thought it really might have been a better speculation.
"Put it back," I said, ashamed to have surprised Mary's pretty secret, and I left the house dejectedly, with a profound conviction that the little nursery governess had hooked on to me again.
He came back dejectedly to the woman, who still called him Michael as she petted him.
"I am a poor stick and that will never really happen to me," he mused dejectedly, and then a patient smile lit up his features.
At first I was startled by so abrupt a departure, and almost feared I had displeased her; but when I looked into the street, and saw how dejectedly she got into the chaise, and drove away without looking up, I understood her better and did not do her that injustice.
Anne had cried herself out and was sitting dejectedly by the window.
'The poor baron bore it all as long as he could, and when he could bear it no longer lost his appetite and his spirits, and sat himself gloomily and dejectedly down.
"Let's go back," I said dejectedly. "I think tundra grass, will do, after all."