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synonyms for deject

  • dishearten
  • dispirit
  • discourage
See also synonyms for: dejected
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How to use deject in a sentence

Simulacra deorum immortalium depulsa sunt et statu veterum hominum deject.
DDERLEIN'S HAND-BOOK OF LATIN SYNONYMESLUDWIG DDERLEIN
And I alone, of all men “most deject and wretched,” survive them all.
THE LIFE OF FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE VOL. 1 OF 2EDWARD TYAS COOK
Some names stimulate and encourage the owner; others deject and paralyze him: I am a melancholy instance of that truth.
KENELM CHILLINGLY, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
For one, the worst event of this day, though it may deject, shall not break or subdue me.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. III. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
I must deject you now and make you listen to me; there is not much more to hear.
LOOK BACK ON HAPPINESSKNUT HAMSUN
This did not dishearten or deject the golden party; far from it.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
The things which do not disturb her temper may, perhaps, deject her spirits.
A STRANGE STORY, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
No longer can the outside of things deceive him, or the defeats of the higher by the lower deject, much less overwhelm him.
PAINTED WINDOWSHAROLD BEGBIE
Adversity, which is the withholding of earthly delights, will not much grieve thee, or easily deject thee.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEJECT

  • cloud
  • dampen
  • dash
  • deject
  • demoralize
  • depress
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • disparage
  • dispirit
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