in low spirits


: feeling unhappy
Everyone was in low spirits because of the rainy weather.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Short-term memory is something ASU will need following a disappointing loss to Eastern Michigan last week that left the team in low spirits. Jenna Ortiz, The Arizona Republic, 21 Sep. 2022 On the car ride, Williams could tell the teen customer was in low spirits. Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY, 11 Jan. 2022 In the Heights, was in low spirits when his drama school gave away tickets to the original Broadway production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first smash hit show. Ale Russian,, 16 June 2021

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“In low spirits.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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