Dejected

  • 1 Dejected — De*ject ed, a. Cast down; afflicted; low spirited; sad; as, a dejected look or countenance. {De*ject ed*ly}, adv. {De*ject ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 dejected — index despondent, disappointed, disconsolate, lugubrious, pessimistic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 dejected — depressed at heart, 1580s, pp. adj. from DEJECT (Cf. deject). Related: Dejectedly (1610s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 dejected — depressed, dispirited, *downcast, disconsolate, woebegone Analogous words: weighed down, oppressed (see DEPRESS): *despondent, forlorn, hopeless: morose, glum, gloomy (see SULLEN) …

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  • 5 dejected — [adj] depressed, blue abject, all torn up*, atrabilious, black, bleak, broody, bummed out*, cast down, cheerless, clouded, crestfallen, dampened, dashed, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dismal, dispirited, doleful, down,… …

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  • 6 dejected — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sad and dispirited. DERIVATIVES dejectedly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 dejected — [dē jek′tid, dijek′tid] adj. in low spirits; depressed; disheartened SYN. SAD dejectedly adv. dejectedness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 dejected — adj. dejected to + inf. (he was dejected to learn that he had failed the examination) * * * [dɪ dʒektɪd] dejected to + inf. (he was dejected to learn that he had failed the examination) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 dejected — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look ▪ She looked sorrowful and dejected. ▪ become, grow ADVERB …

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  • 10 Dejected — Deject De*ject , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dejected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dejecting}.] [L. dejectus, p. p. of dejicere to throw down; de + jacere to throw. See {Jet} a shooting forth.] 1. To cast down. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster] Christ dejected… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 dejected — de|ject|ed [ dı dʒektəd ] adjective someone who is dejected has lost all their hope or enthusiasm, especially because they have failed at something: They sat in silence, looking tired and dejected …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 dejected — [[t]dɪʤe̱ktɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you are dejected, you feel miserable or unhappy, especially because you have just been disappointed by something. Everyone has days when they feel dejected or down. Syn: despondent Derived words: dejectedly ADV… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 dejected — UK [dɪˈdʒektɪd] / US [dɪˈdʒektəd] adjective someone who is dejected has lost all their hope or enthusiasm, especially because they have failed at something They sat in silence, looking tired and dejected …

    English dictionary

  • 14 dejected — dejectedly, adv. dejectedness, n. /di jek tid/, adj. depressed in spirits; disheartened; low spirited: The dejected expression on the face of the loser spoiled my victory. [1575 85; DEJECT + ED2] Syn. discouraged, despondent, dispirited,… …

    Universalium

  • 15 dejected — de|jec|ted [dıˈdʒektıd] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: dejectus, from jacere to throw ] unhappy, disappointed, or sad ▪ The unemployed stood at street corners, dejected. >dejectedly adv >dejection [dıˈdʒekʃən] n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 dejected — adjective the dejected look on Thomas s face Syn: downcast, downhearted, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, crestfallen, disheartened; depressed, crushed, desolate, heartbroken, in the doldrums, sad, unhappy, doleful, melancholy, miserable,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 dejected — [dɪˈdʒektɪd] adj someone who is dejected has lost all of their hope or enthusiasm dejection [dɪˈdʒekʃ(ə)n] noun [U] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 dejected — adjective affected or marked by low spirits (Freq. 1) is dejected but trying to look cheerful • Ant: ↑elated • Similar to: ↑amort, ↑chapfallen, ↑chopfallen, ↑crestfallen …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 dejected — adjective Date: 1581 1. cast down in spirits ; depressed 2. a. obsolete, of the eyes downcast b. archaic thrown down 3. obsolete lowered in rank or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 dejected — adjective Sad and dispirited. Syn: disheartened, down in the mouth, despondent …

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