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His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Disheartened, the Confederates now fell back, leaving the field to those who had so valiantly defended it.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But during the retreat he led the van and did yeoman service in restoring order among the disheartened troops.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This flinching of the captain, just on the eve of a perilous campaign, naturally disheartened the whole army.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
That which would have disheartened and disarmed other men, seemed only to animate him with all Macbeth's wild courage of despair.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
After the fall of Jackson the pirates were disheartened, and their resistance became more feeble.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
In the summer of 1780 the Americans were, perhaps, more disheartened than at any other period of the war.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
As there was little chance for booty in such rapid marching and constant fighting, the youth and the poor were disheartened.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
But he made no sign, only gazed at me with the same weary sullen look, and I went away feeling a little disheartened.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
During his stay in this region his doctrines do not seem to have met with a satisfactory reception, and he left disheartened.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISHEARTENED

  • blue
  • bummed-out
  • crestfallen
  • depressed
  • despondent
  • disconsolate
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • down
  • downbeat
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • dragged
  • funky
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • in the doldrums
  • low
  • melancholy
  • morose
  • shot-down
  • spiritless
  • woebegone
  • balked
  • crabbed
  • cramped
  • crimped
  • defeated
  • discontented
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • embittered
  • foiled
  • hung up on
  • irked
  • resentful
  • stymied
  • through the mill
  • ungratified
  • unsated
  • unslaked
  • up the wall
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