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noun as in despondency

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In the past few weeks, I have written columns that touched on pre-race anxiety and post-race dejection.

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

Of just such a dejection of spirit had she observed the signs in Valerie; let them profit by it while it lasted.

Every third day his convulsive tremblings, his dejection, his fits of wandering, seemed to indicate the approach of dissolution.

Sitting down at the table, he dropped his head into his hands and shut his eyes in utter dejection.

Perhaps it would make them ashamed of their dejection, and fill them with the spirit of the heroic days.

Thus he sat, dejection and despair stamped on his homely face; haughty, yet a suppliant; a king, yet only by sufferance.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dejection, such as: depression, grief, melancholy, sadness, and sorrow.

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