deject deject  /dɪ ˈdʒɛkt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

Usage(s):

  1. Percy Hammond: "Beautifully 'a lady most deject and wretched,' she intones the bitter honeyed lines as if they were her own, and Ophelia's, not alone Shakespeare's.
  2. Write on your doors the saying wise and old, "Be bold! Be bold!" and everywhere "Be bold;" "Be not too bold!" Yet better the excess Than the deject; better the.
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