Definitions for dejectiondɪˈdʒɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dejection(noun)

    a state of melancholy depression

  2. fecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool, ordure, dejection(noun)

    solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels


  1. dejection(Noun)

    a state of melancholy or depression; low spirits, the blues

  2. dejection(Noun)

    The act of humbling or abasing oneself.

    Adoration implies submission and dejection. uE000145796uE001 Bishop Pearson.

  3. dejection(Noun)

    A low condition; weakness; inability.

    A dejection of appetite. uE000145797uE001 Arbuthnot.

  4. dejection(Noun)

    Defecation or feces.

  5. Origin: From dejectio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dejection(noun)

    a casting down; depression

  2. Dejection(noun)

    the act of humbling or abasing one's self

  3. Dejection(noun)

    lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune; mental depression; melancholy

  4. Dejection(noun)

    a low condition; weakness; inability

  5. Dejection(noun)

    the discharge of excrement

  6. Dejection(noun)

    faeces; excrement

  7. Origin: [L. dejectio a casting down: cf. F. djection.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry David Thoreau, Walden; Where I Lived, And What I Lived For:

    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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