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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoraliseverb

    lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

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


  1. dejectverb

    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. Dejectverb

    to cast down

    Etymology: [L. dejectus, p. p.]

  2. Dejectverb

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

    Etymology: [L. dejectus, p. p.]

  3. Dejectadjective


    Etymology: [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.]

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  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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    any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    • A. crate
    • B. brasserie
    • C. nitrile
    • D. mitre

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