dispirit

verb dis·pir·it \ (ˌ)dis-ˈpir-ət , -ˈpi-rət \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of dispirit

: to deprive of morale or enthusiasm

dispirited

adjective

dispiritedly

adverb

dispiritedness

noun

Examples of dispirit in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of dispirit

dis- + spirit



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