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Noun1.dispiritedness - 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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"Along with newspaper reporters and thinking voters," Meacham had told the room of attorneys, "you're on the front lines of the most extraordinary political moment since the founding era" in terms of public dispiritedness and the lack of faith in institutions.
Exposure to bullying in the workplace caused dispiritedness (37.9%), insomnia (13.8%), headache (12.5%), feeling of quitting the job (9.8%), and stomachache (9.2%).
He added: "One of the challenges we face is there is a certain level of dispiritedness in the membership."
The repetitive "cosi" then becomes an excessive description of the inanimate stone, suggesting a compulsive drive towards death, or towards a language that can express death, which culminates with the total dispiritedness of lines seven and eight.
That jamboree had sent out such a demeaning message of state capitulation that it transported the extremists into such a rapturous ecstasy of arrogance and haughtiness and the state security forces into such a depressing predicament of dispiritedness and demoralisation that it would not be any easy for it to evaporate any time soon.
According to the differentiation theory in TCM, stomach heat syndrome (SH) is characterized by scorching pain in epigastric region, acid regurgitation, thirst, preference for cold drinks, polyorexia, constipation, scanty yellowish urine, reddish tongue with yellow fur, slippery and rapid pulse, halitosis, and so forth, while stomach cold syndrome (SC) is featured by dull pain in the epigastric region which is aggravated by cold foods or temperatures and alleviated by warm foods or temperatures, bland taste in the mouth without thirst, loose stool, light-colored tongue with whitish slippery fur, tense and slow pulse, dispiritedness and lassitude, excessive saliva, and so forth [9].
Milliyet's Hasan Cemal thinks that the suicide bombing on Wednesday will make the opposition groups stronger; those who hadn't yet picked a side will take a side more swiftly; and an atmosphere of dispiritedness and panic will pervade the Assad camp; in brief, Assad has no future as leader any more.
They became susceptible to the feelings of dispiritedness, loneliness, distress, and helplessness when left to seek potential solutions on their own without assistance from teachers or fellow students.
(7) asakng keding: the SEIC is small; dispiritedness, timidness; disloyalty; unfaithfulness, e.g.
His dissertation research focused on the creation of the Unitary Field Pattern Portrait research methodology and he used the method to create a unitary field pattern portrait of dispiritedness in later life.
In fact, young parents' dispiritedness grew with each child they had.
Veterans of the Civil War had "soldier's heart," a crushed state of mind that led to withdrawal and dispiritedness; soldiers from World War I were thought to be "shell shocked;" World War II combatants suffered from "combat neurosis." Interventions have included punishment, shaming, and a variety of largely untested treatment methods.