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Definition 1: affected or marked by low spirits - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where dejected or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • is dejected but trying to look cheerful

(dejected is similar to ...) utterly cast down

(dejected is similar to ...) brought low in spirit

"left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"

(dejected is similar to ...) 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 is similar to ...) moody and melancholic

(dejected is similar to ...) marked by dejection from being alone

"felt sad and lonely" "the loneliest night of the week" "lonesome when her husband is away" "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"

(means also ...) generalized feeling of distress

(means also ...) experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news" "he looks so sad"

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