dejected dejected  /dɪ ˈdʒɛk tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affected or marked by low spirits

Usage(s):

  1. I know that he is terribly dejected over the lives which have been lost.
  2. But the rejected and dejected are treated like kings by professional matchmakers, who take them on trips to browse for brides in poorer parts of Asia.
  3. Even the bride looked dejected, arms folded tightly across her designer gown.

News

  • Spurs' Green: LeBron 'kind of stopped himself'

    Dejected but focused following a lopsided loss in San Antonio, LeBron James said Tuesday night that he just has to be better in Game 4.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "There's no doubt the Gibbs guys feel dejected tonight," Kurt Busch said.
    on Feb 17, 2008 By: Kurt Busch Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The good news is I didn't leave there totally dejected," Janzen said.
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Lee Janzen Source: 940 News

  3. Asked if the dressing room was at its lowest ebb to date, Allardyce replied: "Probably, yes. The players are very dejected and disappointed. It has been a massive effort with so many games in such a short period of time. Now it is three defeats on...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Sam Allardyce Source: Times Online

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