dejected

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adjective de·ject·ed \di-ˈjek-təd, dē-\

Definition of dejected

  1. 1 :  low in spirits :  depressed The team was dejected after the loss.

  2. 2a obsolete :  downcast her eyes dejected and her hair unbound — Alexander Popeb archaic :  thrown down

  3. 3 obsolete :  lowered in rank or condition the dejected state wherein he is — Shakespeare

dejectedly

adverb

dejectedness

noun

Examples of dejected in a sentence

  1. The dejected players left the field.

  2. <the dejected players slowly made their way back to the locker room, where they could mourn their defeat in private>

Origin and Etymology of dejected

see 2deject


First Known Use: 1581


DEJECTED Defined for English Language Learners

dejected

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adjective de·ject·ed \di-ˈjek-təd, dē-\

Definition of dejected for English Language Learners

  • : sad because of failure, loss, etc.


DEJECTED Defined for Kids

dejected

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adjective de·ject·ed \di-ˈjek-təd\

Definition of dejected for Students

  1. :  sad 1 We were dejected at losing the game.

dejectedly

adverb

Medical Dictionary

dejected

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adjective de·ject·ed \di-ˈjek-təd\

Medical Definition of dejected

  1. :  cast down in spirits :  depressed



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