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“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.

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.

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A Sanba rider gets a flat and returns to the start line, dejected.

So I was dejected when I got the theater and the late afternoon show was sold out.

As the paddlers have the sweat hosed off of them, they are either elated or dejected with the timing results.

The cameras often caught him smiling nervously but never looking dejected or mad.

I was dejected and rejected yet again by someone who cashed my checks to tell me how to deal with dejection and rejection.

I sat at my desk feeling crushed and dejected about the great wrong we had perpetrated.

He acted dejected and dispirited, and if he could have talked would have asked the meaning of it all.

When Perkins entered Diottis room he found the violinist heavy-eyed and dejected.

He put his arms about her and drew her into his lap, where she lay, a dejected little heap, sobbing bitterly.

But his eyes roamed eagerly and changed to a burning, red color when they fell upon the dejected figure of his mistress.

There are beings so dejected—so penurious—that this swearing constitutes their whole store of worldly opulence.

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On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dejected, such as: crestfallen, despondent, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, and gloomy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.