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How to use dispirited in a sentence

I have dipped in and out when I can afford to feel angry or dispirited.
THE TROUBLE WITH GLOBAL CLIMATE SUMMITSABARRONIANNOVEMBER 17, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even partisans locked into their choices were probably dispirited at what they were witnessing.
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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
Full of fears, anxiety, and mistrust, it was a very dispirited Rabecque that now slowly followed Monsieur Gaubert into the inn.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was now evidently exhausted by toil, and dispirited by disappointment.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I can hardly say why I have written this incoherent note; except, that I am dispirited, and thirst to talk to you.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
To a lost wanderer, and especially to a dispirited woman, such magnitude was not sublime, but terrifying.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
However, when she heard that her absence dispirited the soldiers, she insisted upon returning to the scene of action.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
His dispirited troops were driven back at Toulouse, where he held his ground tenaciously until the allies had lost 5,000 men.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
"She has set her heart on my taking her East to learn singing," he said, in a low, dispirited voice.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPIRITED

  • beat
  • beat-down
  • blue
  • caved-in
  • crestfallen
  • dashed
  • daunted
  • depressed
  • deterred
  • dismayed
  • dispirited
  • down
  • down in the mouth
  • downbeat
  • downcast
  • glum
  • gone to pieces
  • in a funk
  • in blue funk
  • in the dumps
  • lost momentum
  • pessimistic
  • sad
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