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dispirit

verb dis·pir·it \(ˌ)dis-ˈpir-ət, -ˈpi-rət\

Definition of DISPIRIT

transitive verb
:  to deprive of morale or enthusiasm
dis·pir·it·ed adjective
dis·pir·it·ed·ly adverb
dis·pir·it·ed·ness noun

Examples of DISPIRIT

  1. <dispirited by the overwhelming amount of information needed to write the report>

Origin of DISPIRIT

dis- + spirit
First Known Use: 1647

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