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adjective as in broken

adjective as in down

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Example Sentences

“I think he would have been disheartened, but knowing Lemkin he would not have lost faith,” says Belzberg.

Another bishop was apparently disheartened to find the word “sin” appear only once in the entire document.

Stories about race were, at least in my disheartened experience, closed to comments.

It was a double defeat that left our community disappointed, disaffected, and disheartened.

I've lived in Egypt since 2003 and much as I love it here I am sometimes disheartened and frustrated by the constant harassment.

His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.

Disheartened, the Confederates now fell back, leaving the field to those who had so valiantly defended it.

But during the retreat he led the van and did yeoman service in restoring order among the disheartened troops.

This flinching of the captain, just on the eve of a perilous campaign, naturally disheartened the whole army.

That which would have disheartened and disarmed other men, seemed only to animate him with all Macbeth's wild courage of despair.


On this page you'll find 564 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disheartened, such as: anxious, apprehensive, frightened, nervous, scared, and shocked.

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