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)
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He soon convinces you that even these matters can be handled in such a way as to make a person 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.
The best fun was with Madame Joubert: Miss Wilson was a poor sickly thing, lachrymose and low-spirited, not worth the trouble of vanquishing, in short; and Mrs.
he said, looking very low-spirited, 'I am sorry for that.
Wopsle's great-aunt's sitting-room and bed-chamber - being but faintly illuminated through the agency of one low-spirited dip-candle and no snuffers.
Raoul returned to the inn feeling very weary, very low-spirited and very sad.
And here poor Alice began to cry again, for she felt very lonely and low-spirited.
Whenever I reached home from school I would find every one low-spirited, and my mother shedding silent tears, and my father raging.
Either they respect or they fear me, which is more likely, but they let me trample down the clover with my dogs, insult and obstruct every one, and I come back still more weary and low-spirited, that's all.
He is very low-spirited, and his daughter is too much for him.
We were here interrupted by Peepy, whose leg had undergone so much on account of his sister's unconsciously jerking it like a bell- rope whenever she was emphatic that the afflicted child now bemoaned his sufferings with a very low-spirited noise.