dispirited


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dis·pir·it·ed

 (dĭ-spĭr′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected. See Synonyms at depressed.

dis·pir′it·ed·ly adv.

dispirited

(dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd)
adj
low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged
disˈpiritedly adv
disˈpiritedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dispirited - marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation"
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
2.dispirited - filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"

dispirited

adjective disheartened, depressed, discouraged, down, low, sad, gloomy, glum, dejected, in the doldrums, despondent, downcast, morose, crestfallen, sick as a parrot (informal) I left feeling utterly dispirited.

dispirited

adjective
Translations
مُثَبِّط الهِمَّه
deprimovaný
modløs
hnugginn, leiîur
nomāktsnospiests
deprimovaný
cesareti kırılmışkeyifsizneşesiz

dispirited

[dɪsˈpɪrɪtɪd] ADJdesanimado, desalentado

dispirited

[dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd] adj (= dejected) [person] → découragé(e), déprimé(e)

dispirited

adj, dispiritedly
adventmutigt

dispirited

[dɪsˈpɪrɪtɪd] adjabbattuto/a, scoraggiato/a; (sigh) → di avvilimento

dispirited

(diˈspiritid) adjective
sad and discouraged.

dispirited

a. descorazonado-a, desalentado-a.
References in classic literature ?
The company who were thus libelled might have retaliated by strong words, if not by blows, but they were dispirited and worn out.
Now, there is no occasion that any one should have the habit of body of a wrestler to be either a good citizen, or to enjoy a good constitution, or to be the father of healthy children; neither should he be infirm or too much dispirited by misfortunes, but between both these.
Old men and dull dispirited young ones who looked at her, after being in her company and talking to her a little while, felt as if they too were becoming, like her, full of life and health.
This whale is not dead; he is only dispirited; out of sorts, perhaps; hypochondriac; and so supine, that the hinges of his jaw have relaxed, leaving him there in that ungainly sort of plight, a reproach to all his tribe, who must, no doubt, imprecate lock-jaws upon him.
Jennings was kept away by the indisposition of her youngest daughter; and for this party, Marianne, wholly dispirited, careless of her appearance, and seeming equally indifferent whether she went or staid, prepared, without one look of hope or one expression of pleasure.
"That wine was not imported among us from foreign countries to supply the want of water or other drinks, but because it was a sort of liquid which made us merry by putting us out of our senses, diverted all melancholy thoughts, begat wild extravagant imaginations in the brain, raised our hopes and banished our fears, suspended every office of reason for a time, and deprived us of the use of our limbs, till we fell into a profound sleep; although it must be confessed, that we always awaked sick and dispirited; and that the use of this liquor filled us with diseases which made our lives uncomfortable and short.
Their other aunt also visited them frequently, and always, as she said, with the design of cheering and heartening them up-- though, as she never came without reporting some fresh instance of Wickham's extravagance or irregularity, she seldom went away without leaving them more dispirited than she found them.
As the poor horses would return toward night, with sluggish and dispirited air, the moment they saw their owners approaching them with blankets filled with cotton-wood bark, their whole demeanor underwent a change.
So exhausted and dispirited were they, that they began to think it would be better to remain and run the risk of being killed by the Indians, than to drag on thus painfully, with the probability of perishing by the way.
"I say, you!" he said, as he turned back and caught a glance at the dispirited faces behind him.
"Thankee, Sir," returned Joe, evidently dispirited by the proposal, "since you are so kind as make chice of coffee, I will not run contrairy to your own opinions.
Across the world, Pakistani cricket fans were dispirited when we lost the do-or- die match with India.