dejection dejection

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of melancholy depression
  2. (n) solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

Usage(s):

  1. She carried water and fruit juice to them, and reported their dejection and feelings of doom to the world.
  2. In an interview with PTI, Hutchins recalls the early dejection and then the determination to release his work in any way possible.
  3. But while it's tempting to blame our culture--fear of terrorists, too much caffeine, living by BlackBerry--there's a more straightforward explanation for the boom in dejection.

News

  1. Phil Mickelson's can't escape U.S. Open heartbreak

    Mickelson, who entered the final round with a 1-shot lead, did not gloss over the dejection he felt after shooting a 4-over 74 and losing to Rose by 2 strokes.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Klapisch: Mets franchise is crumbling around Matt Harvey

    The dejection was written all over Matt Harvey’s face in the postgame clubhouse. The right-hander managed to repeat all the right clichés, but his words lacked conviction after his first loss of the season.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  1. "I have never been disappointed in my life, but I am leaving this place with extreme dejection," Hussain said in the nationally-televised press meet after the talks failed. "I asked him (Ghazi) to give up his stubborn attitude for the sake of...
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain Source: Indian Express

  2. But David Ragan spun during the overtime to bring out the 21st caution and freeze the field in Johnson's favor, and "when the yellow came out there was a lot of dejection that it was over," Newman said.
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Ryan Newman Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "At the end of a game there's no feeling like a win, or a loss," Crawford said Thursday. "A couple of times this year I would look down and see the sheer dejection on the coach's face. But, I missed that, too."
    on Jun 23, 2009 By: Marc Crawford Source: Calgary Herald

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