Examples of crestfallen in a Sentence
she was crestfallen when she found out she hadn't got the job
Recent Examples of crestfallen from the Web
Miller is a former academic who once taught a medieval history class called Formation of a Persecuting Society and, following the election, got her crestfallen writers hooked on Expulsion, a board game about Jews in the Spanish Inquisition.
Nadal -- bidding to become the first player in the Open Era to win the same major 10 times -- and Carreno Busta hugged before the 14-time grand slam winner applauded his crestfallen friend off court.
Neither, really, could Murray, who noticed how crestfallen his opponent was after that vital set.
Mount Dora High School seniors were crestfallen when a fitness center on campus was broken into and GoPros, laptops and other gifts meant for them as graduation prizes had been stolen.
That day, on the blogging platform Medium, Cernovich wrote a piece in the form of a straight-faced newspaper article, down to the public-domain photo of Rice looking crestfallen.
Grecia Magdaleno, 22, clad in a bright pink Planned Parenthood scarf and pink hat, was crestfallen about being barred from the event.
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CRESTFALLEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crestfallen for English Language Learners
: very sad and disappointed
CRESTFALLEN Defined for Kids
Definition of crestfallen for Students
: feeling disappointment and loss of pride
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