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DEJECTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dejected mean? 

DEJECTED (adjective)
  The adjective DEJECTED has 1 sense:

1. affected or marked by low spirits

  Familiarity information: DEJECTED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEJECTED (adjective)


Sense 1dejected [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Affected or marked by low spirits

Context example:

is dejected but trying to look cheerful

Similar:

amort (utterly cast down)

chapfallen; chopfallen; crestfallen; deflated (brought low in spirit)

blue; depressed; dispirited; down; down in the mouth; downcast; downhearted; low; low-spirited (low in spirits)

gloomy; glum; long-faced (reflecting gloom)

lonely; lonesome (marked by dejection from being alone)

Also:

distressed; dysphoric; unhappy (generalized feeling of distress)

unhappy (experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent)

Antonym:

elated (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits)


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