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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.

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. W. J. Cameron:

    The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke.

  2. Richard Daugherty:

    They look at you and carry on eating grass, and you think, 'aw, you know, what have I done wrong?' You almost feel dejected that you aren't needed anymore.

  3. 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.

  4. Milan Badelj:

    They ruined our holidays because of that game in June and we were frustrated and dejected. We want to make amends for that loss.

  5. Khaing Zin Thaw:

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

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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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