noun de·jec·tion \di-ˈjek-shən, dē-\

: sadness that is caused by failure, loss, etc.

Full Definition of DEJECTION

:  lowness of spirits

Examples of DEJECTION

  1. <I find that ice cream often works wonders when trying to overcome dejection.>

First Known Use of DEJECTION

15th century


noun de·jec·tion \-ˈjek-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEJECTION

:  lowness of spirits :  depression, melancholy
a :  the act or process of defecating b :  feces, excrement


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