a obsolete of the eyes : downcast
b archaic : thrown down
obsolete : lowered in rank or condition
— de·ject·ed·ly adverb
— de·ject·ed·ness noun
Examples of DEJECTED
- The dejected players left the field.
- <the dejected players slowly made their way back to the locker room, where they could mourn their defeat in private>
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Related to DEJECTED
- bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, sad, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched
- blissful, buoyant, buoyed, cheerful, cheery, chipper, delighted, glad, gladdened, gladsome, gleeful, happy, joyful, joyous, jubilant, sunny, upbeat
de·ject·ed adjective \di-ˈjek-təd\ (Medical Dictionary)
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