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.
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low-spirited

adj
depressed, dejected, or miserable
ˌlow-ˈspiritedly adv
ˌlow-ˈspiritedness n
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low′-spir′ited



adj.
depressed; dejected.
[1580–90]
low′-spir′it•ed•ly, adv.
low′-spir′it•ed•ness, n.
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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"
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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.
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Translations

low-spirited

[ˈləʊˈspɪrɪtɪd] ADJdesanimado
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low-spirited

[ˌləʊˈspɪrɪtɪd] adjabbacchiato/a, giù (di morale)
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References in classic literature ?
"The dog now...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. The doctors said that she could not get on without medical treatment, so they kept her in the stifling atmosphere of the town, and the Rostovs did not move to the country that summer of 1812.
He seemed very low-spirited; I knew that by his voice.
Clare, trembling as he spoke, but speaking cheerfully, "you've got nervous and low-spirited; you mustn't indulge such gloomy thoughts.
We was awful sorry and low-spirited. All the hope we had was that Jake had got such a start that they couldn't get on his track, and he would get to his brother's and hide there and be safe.
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. I don't know why.
I wonder if I shall ever see you any more!' And here poor Alice began to cry again, for she felt very lonely and low-spirited. In a little while, however, she again heard a little pattering of footsteps in the distance, and she looked up eagerly, half hoping that the Mouse had changed his mind, and was coming back to finish his story.
We see her low-spirited and nervous; family events have agitated her."