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synonyms for dejected

  • crestfallen
  • despondent
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • dispirited
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • morose
  • black
  • clouded
  • dampened
  • dashed
  • down
  • dragged
  • drooping
  • hurting
  • low
  • sagging
  • abject
  • all torn up
  • atrabilious
  • bleak
  • broody
  • bummed out
  • cast down
  • cheerless
  • disconsolate
  • dismal
  • doleful
  • down in the dumps
  • down in the mouth
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • droopy
  • heavy-hearted
  • in the pits
  • low-spirited
  • melancholy
  • miserable
  • moody
  • mopey
  • mopish
  • sad
  • shot down
  • spiritless
  • woebegone
  • wretched
See also synonyms for: dejectedly

antonyms for dejected

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  • cheerful
  • elated
  • encouraged
  • happy
  • heartened
  • inspirited
  • above
  • upright
  • joyous
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How to use dejected in a sentence

“The commissioner took away a golden opportunity from me and my teammates,” a dejected Ewing said after scoring 37 and grabbing 17 rebounds in the Game 7 loss.
IN THE 1990S, THE NEW YORK KNICKS FOUGHT EVERYONE — EVEN DAVID STERNCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 18, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On the other hand, rats that have no control over when they are shocked become depressed, dejected, develop ulcers, lose weight and have compromised immune systems that make them more susceptible to disease.
MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES FACE AN INVISIBLE TRAUMA WE CAN’T IGNOREGUNISHA KAUROCTOBER 21, 2021TIME
A Sanba rider gets a flat and returns to the start line, dejected.
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He acted dejected and dispirited, and if he could have talked would have asked the meaning of it all.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
When Perkins entered Diottis room he found the violinist heavy-eyed and dejected.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
He put his arms about her and drew her into his lap, where she lay, a dejected little heap, sobbing bitterly.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
But his eyes roamed eagerly and changed to a burning, red color when they fell upon the dejected figure of his mistress.
THE MAYOR'S WIFEANNA KATHERINE GREEN
There are beings so dejected—so penurious—that this swearing constitutes their whole store of worldly opulence.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
When, next day, her father and mother returned from the Salon, their dejected faces proclaimed some disappointment.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
The only persons who were dejected or melancholy were those who were compelled to stay behind.
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WORDS RELATED TO DEJECTED

  • base
  • contemptible
  • degraded
  • dejected
  • deplorable
  • dishonorable
  • fawning
  • forlorn
  • groveling
  • hangdog
  • humiliated
  • low
  • miserable
  • outcast
  • pitiable
  • servile
  • submissive
  • worthless
  • wretched
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.