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He’s the kind of child who often consoles friends who are struggling emotionally, yet he often comes home crestfallen because classmates, even friends, have treated his sensitivity as a moving target.

Also attending was Regan, who told investigators the president had been “crestfallen” at hearing about the diversion.

Finally, just before the tenth stanza, a crestfallen Alvarado whispered that he was done.

"We really wanted stainless," says the crestfallen pair, and trudge back out the door.

If he were crestfallen he did not show it, and in that respect the worthy smith and Mrs. Cecil both were disappointed.

He returned home wounded and crestfallen to his disappointed wife.

"I mean special ones," she answered gayly, as she went off with him to take her place, leaving Ikey rather crestfallen.

The recall was granted, and after ten months of confinement the crestfallen Governor was sent to England for trial.

Bumper felt so crestfallen at this rebuke that he remained perfectly quiet during the rest of the walk.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crestfallen, such as: dejected, despondent, discouraged, dispirited, ass in a sling, and blue.

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