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dispiritedness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dispiritedness

  1. 1 a state or spell of low spirits experienced a period of general dispiritedness following the birth of her first child Synonyms of dispiritedness blue devils, blues, dejection, depression, desolation, despond, despondence, despondency, disconsolateness, sadness, doldrums, dolefulness, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, glumness, heartsickness, joylessness, melancholy, miserableness, mopes, mournfulness, oppression, sorrowfulness, unhappinessWords Related to dispiritedness melancholia, self-pity; anguish, dolor, grief, mourning, somberness, sorrow, woefulness; agony, distress, pain; misery, woe, wretchedness; discouragement, disheartenment; moodiness; despair, desperation, hopelessness, self-despair; boredom, ennui, tedium; dismalness, drear, morbidness, moroseness, morosity; regret, rueNear Antonyms of dispiritedness gaiety (also gayety), gayness, glee, gleefulness, humor, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, mirth, mirthfulness; cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, hopefulness, optimism, sunniness; content, contentedness, contentment, satisfaction; delight, gratificationAntonyms of dispiritedness bliss, blissfulness, ecstasy, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, felicity, gladness, gladsomeness, happiness, heaven, intoxication, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilation, rapture, rapturousness

  2. 2 the state of being discouraged the dispiritedness experienced by the losing team in the Super Bowl must be staggering Synonyms of dispiritedness demoralization, despair, despondency, disheartenment, dismay, discouragementWords Related to dispiritedness blues, dejection, depression, dumps, gloom, melancholy, mopes; defeatism, pessimism, resignationNear Antonyms of dispiritedness optimism, sanguinityAntonyms of dispiritedness encouragement


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