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de·ject

 (dĭ-jĕkt′)
tr.v. de·ject·ed, de·ject·ing, de·jects
To lower the spirits of; dishearten.

[Middle English dejecten, from Latin dēicere, dēiect-, to cast down : dē-, de- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

deject

(dɪˈdʒɛkt)
vb
(Psychology) (tr) to have a depressing effect on; dispirit; dishearten
adj
archaic downcast; dejected
[C15: from Latin dēicere to cast down, from de- + iacere to throw]

de•ject

(dɪˈdʒɛkt)

v.t.
1. to depress the spirits of; dispirit: The bad news dejected me.
adj.
2. Archaic. dejected; downcast.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin dējectus, past participle of dējicere to throw down]

deject


Past participle: dejected
Gerund: dejecting

Imperative
deject
deject
Present
I deject
you deject
he/she/it dejects
we deject
you deject
they deject
Preterite
I dejected
you dejected
he/she/it dejected
we dejected
you dejected
they dejected
Present Continuous
I am dejecting
you are dejecting
he/she/it is dejecting
we are dejecting
you are dejecting
they are dejecting
Present Perfect
I have dejected
you have dejected
he/she/it has dejected
we have dejected
you have dejected
they have dejected
Past Continuous
I was dejecting
you were dejecting
he/she/it was dejecting
we were dejecting
you were dejecting
they were dejecting
Past Perfect
I had dejected
you had dejected
he/she/it had dejected
we had dejected
you had dejected
they had dejected
Future
I will deject
you will deject
he/she/it will deject
we will deject
you will deject
they will deject
Future Perfect
I will have dejected
you will have dejected
he/she/it will have dejected
we will have dejected
you will have dejected
they will have dejected
Future Continuous
I will be dejecting
you will be dejecting
he/she/it will be dejecting
we will be dejecting
you will be dejecting
they will be dejecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dejecting
you have been dejecting
he/she/it has been dejecting
we have been dejecting
you have been dejecting
they have been dejecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dejecting
you will have been dejecting
he/she/it will have been dejecting
we will have been dejecting
you will have been dejecting
they will have been dejecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dejecting
you had been dejecting
he/she/it had been dejecting
we had been dejecting
you had been dejecting
they had been dejecting
Conditional
I would deject
you would deject
he/she/it would deject
we would deject
you would deject
they would deject
Past Conditional
I would have dejected
you would have dejected
he/she/it would have dejected
we would have dejected
you would have dejected
they would have dejected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deject - lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
chill - depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers"
discourage - deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

deject

verb
To make sad or gloomy:
Translations

deject

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