Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Depressed; disheartened.

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Usage examples "dejected":

  1. As the days dragged along, nearer and nearer the date set for the departure for Florida, he grew moodier, more dejected. - "The Sherrods", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. The soldier's face wore a sad and dejected appearance; but there was determination in the firm lines of the closed mouth and contracted brow. - "The Ruined Cities of Zululand", Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley.
  3. Then her arms fell away from him, and she sank back beside him, dejected and relaxed. - "A Mummer's Tale", Anatole France.