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|part of speech:
||having or exhibiting low spirits; discouraged, disheartened, or depressed.
The dejected miners returned to work, feeling that the strike had achieved nothing.She hadn't made any friends at the school, and she'd begun to feel dejected.
- chopfallen, crestfallen, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, downhearted, low-spirited
- animated, cheerful
- similar words:
- blue, dispirited, down, down in the mouth, downcast, gloomy, low, melancholy, sad, unhappy
||desolate, disconsolate, forlorn, heavy, hopeless, lugubrious, miserable, morose, wretched
||dejectedly (adv.), dejectedness (n.)