- r in a dispirited manner without hope
the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances
- One holiday-season spot shows the last-minute buying rush, and cuts to a popular actor looking dispiritedly into his empty wallet.
- In Rome, a damp crowd sang dispiritedly in the Piazza del Popolo.
- Wearily and dispiritedly, Congress trudged toward adjournment.