Definition of dejected
Examples of dejected in a Sentence
The dejected players left the field.
the dejected players slowly made their way back to the locker room, where they could mourn their defeat in private
Recent Examples of dejected from the Web
The images of the lanky youths, handcuffed and dejected, went viral.
Jenkins describes how a dejected Green texted Durant, whose Oklahoma City Thunder had been defeated by Green’s Warriors in the Western Conference finals a few weeks earlier.
So the Cleveland fans streamed out of the Q, dejected but not despairing.
When Wednesday’s humiliating tiebreaker ended, a dejected Nishikori took out his aggression on his racket by hurling it down.
A big night for Gianforte A double-digit margin would leave Republicans breathing a sigh of relief and Democrats feeling dejected — though the GOP would not be out of the woods yet.
And Peyton Manning, of course, who would not take goodbye for an answer, dismissed but not dejected, finding his final glory in a Super Bowl his defense won.
But if Jones was dejected, his team seemed happy to escape with a 7-0 win over District 11 champion Coral Glades.
If the past week is any indication, though, there are plenty more people paying attention to these hosts than just dejected liberals—and these hosts can, in fact, move the dial on real-world conversations.
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DEJECTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dejected for English Language Learners
: sad because of failure, loss, etc.
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