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Definitions for dejected
dɪˈdʒɛk tɪdde·ject·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dejectedadjective

    affected or marked by low spirits

    "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"


  1. dejectedadjective

    Sad and dispirited.


  1. dejected

    Dejected refers to a state of being sad, depressed, or disheartened, often due to a feeling of disappointment or failure. It generally refers to a low or downcast state of mind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dejected

    of Deject

  2. Dejectedadjective

    cast down; afflicted; low-spirited; sad; as, a dejected look or countenance

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dejected in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dejected in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dejected in a Sentence

  1. Henry Fielding:

    He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.

  2. Ade Olayinka:

    It's shocking how common my story is, i called the Board of Elections, even after I had bought my ticket, just to see if they would be able to send it to me on time. The woman I spoke to sounded so tired, and so dejected. They're all just so overwhelmed.

  3. Samuel Hoffenstein:

    When you're away, I'm restless, lonely, wretched, bored, dejected only here's the rub, my darling dear, I feel the same when you're near.

  4. Khaing Zin Thaw:

    I am sad and dejected, and I am frustrated as I can't do anything for my parents in jail.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Dejected Democrats's going to have a lot of explaining to do to the people of West Virginia to tell them why Dejected Democrats doesn't have the guts to take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs ; why Dejected Democrats is not prepared to expand home health care.

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Translations for dejected

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  • قانط, بائس, أسوان, حزينArabic
  • deprimiert, entmutigt, mutlos, niedergeschlagenGerman
  • malhonoritaEsperanto
  • desanimado, abatido, desalentadoSpanish
  • abattu, découragé, dépriméFrench
  • ceannísealIrish
  • abbattuto, scoraggiatoItalian
  • מְדוּכָּאHebrew
  • 落胆した, 失意の, 忌まわしい, 消然Japanese
  • nedslåttNorwegian
  • удручённый, унылый, подавленный, мрачныйRussian
  • nedslagenSwedish
  • 垂头丧气Chinese

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    a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    A accessory
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