Definitions for dejectiondɪˈdʒɛk ʃən
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a state of melancholy depression
fecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool, ordure, dejection(noun)
solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
a state of melancholy or depression; low spirits, the blues
The act of humbling or abasing oneself.
Adoration implies submission and dejection. uE000145796uE001 Bishop Pearson.
A low condition; weakness; inability.
A dejection of appetite. uE000145797uE001 Arbuthnot.
Defecation or feces.
Origin: From dejectio.
a casting down; depression
the act of humbling or abasing one's self
lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune; mental depression; melancholy
a low condition; weakness; inability
the discharge of excrement
Origin: [L. dejectio a casting down: cf. F. djection.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up.
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