Definitions for dejectdɪˈdʒɛkt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to depress the spirits of; dispirit:

    The bad news dejected me.

  2. (adj.)Archaic. dejected; downcast.

Origin of deject:

1375–1425; late ME < L dējectus, ptp. of dējicere to throw down

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise(verb)

    lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

    "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"


  1. deject(Verb)

    Make sad or dispirited.

    "I pitied poor Miss Read's unfortunate situation. She was generally dejected, seldom cheerful, and avoided company" -Benjamin Franklin

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deject(verb)

    to cast down

  2. Deject(verb)

    to cast down the spirits of; to dispirit; to discourage; to dishearten

  3. Deject(adj)



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