What does the word dejection mean?

Usage examples for dejection

  1. All the past shows us that difficulty is no excuse for dejection, much less for despair; else the world would have been without the many wonders of civilization. – Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold by Mabel Collins
  2. " He has followed me from Strasburg, where he fell in with me," said Morok, with visible dejection. – The Wandering Jew, Book VIII. by Eugene Sue
  3. He said it with such an evident air of dejection that she wondered. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde