low-spirited


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low-spir·it·ed

(lō′spĭr′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
Being in low spirits; depressed.

low′-spir′it·ed·ly adv.
low′-spir′it·ed·ness n.

low-spirited

adj
depressed, dejected, or miserable
ˌlow-ˈspiritedly adv
ˌlow-ˈspiritedness n

low′-spir′ited



adj.
depressed; dejected.
[1580–90]
low′-spir′it•ed•ly, adv.
low′-spir′it•ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.low-spirited - 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"

low-spirited

adjective depressed, down, sad, unhappy, low, blue, miserable, fed up, moody, gloomy, dismal, dejected, despondent, apathetic, heavy-hearted, down in the dumps (informal), down in the mouth, down-hearted, brassed off (Brit. slang) He was low-spirited, disappointed and out of humour.
Translations

low-spirited

[ˈləʊˈspɪrɪtɪd] ADJdesanimado

low-spirited

[ˌləʊˈspɪrɪtɪd] adjabbacchiato/a, giù (di morale)
References in classic literature ?
why, she understands that her master's come home, and that he's low-spirited.
The symptoms of Natasha's illness were that she ate little, slept little, coughed, and was always low-spirited.
There is ways to keep off some kinds of bad luck, but this wasn't one of them kind; so I never tried to do anything, but just poked along low-spirited and on the watch-out.
It would not be worth mentioning for its own sake, but I was wakeful and rather low-spirited.
At any rate, I made up my mind to be so dreadfully industrious that I would leave myself not a moment's leisure to be low-spirited.
And here poor Alice began to cry again, for she felt very lonely and low-spirited.
We see her low-spirited and nervous; family events have agitated her.