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synonyms for in the dumps

  • bitter
  • dismal
  • heartbroken
  • melancholy
  • mournful
  • pessimistic
  • somber
  • sorrowful
  • sorry
  • wistful
  • bereaved
  • blue
  • cheerless
  • dejected
  • despairing
  • despondent
  • disconsolate
  • distressed
  • doleful
  • down
  • down in dumps
  • down in mouth
  • downcast
  • forlorn
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • grief-stricken
  • grieved
  • heartsick
  • heavyhearted
  • hurting
  • in doldrums
  • in grief
  • languishing
  • low
  • low-spirited
  • lugubrious
  • morbid
  • morose
  • out of sorts
  • pensive
  • sick at heart
  • troubled
  • weeping
  • woebegone
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antonyms for in the dumps

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  • cheerful
  • glad
  • good
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • fortunate
  • great
  • lucky
          • comforted
          • secure
          • populated
          • hopeful
          • rich
          • prosperous
          • happy
          • pleased
          • joyful
          • wealthy
          • elated
          • satisfied
          • worthwhile
          • cheerful
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          How to use in the dumps in a sentence

          Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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          Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
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          The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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          So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
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          Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
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          You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
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          But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
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          Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
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          Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
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          I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
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