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Being in low spirits; depressed. See Synonyms at depressed.

de·ject′ed·ly adv.
de·ject′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.dejectedness - a feeling of low spirits; "he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits"
sadness, unhappiness - emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
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The cult of the Suffragist takes its stand upon the weakness and dejectedness of the conditions of women [...] We believe that it is to the Freewomen we have to look for the conscious setting towards a higher race, for which their achievements will help to make ready, and their strivings and aspirations help to mould.
So far, everything was retold in the Past Tense: the struggle with the deceitful devil of the first stair, the dejectedness of the second, even the first step taken up the third stair.
reaching out toward the two extremes of a gauge of value" and couching his expressions "in terms raised to their highest degree." (106) Throughout his writings, Milton spoke of the best and the worst, whether it be depth or darkness or dejectedness or downtroddenness.