What does deject mean?

Definitions for dejectdɪˈdʒɛkt

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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)


  4. Origin: [L. dejectus, p. p.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deject

    de-jekt′, v.t. to cast down the countenance or spirits of.—adj. (Shak.) cast down.—adj. Deject′ed, cast down: dispirited.—adv. Deject′edly.—ns. Deject′edness; Dejec′tion, lowness of spirits: (pl.) fæcal discharge (also dejecta).—adj. Dejec′tory, promoting evacuations. [L. dejicĕre, -jectumde, down, jacĕre, to cast.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deject in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deject in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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