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deject

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adjective de·ject \di-ˈjekt, dē-\

Definition of deject

archaic

  1. :  dejected

15th Century

First Known Use of deject

15th century


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deject

verb de·ject

Definition of deject

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make gloomy

Examples of deject in a Sentence

  1. nothing dejects a TV pundit more than the reality check that nobody cares what he thinks

Origin and Etymology of deject

Middle English, to throw down, from Latin dejectus, past participle of deicere, from de- + jacere to throw — more at jet


First Known Use: 1581



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