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jilted

[ jilt ]SEE DEFINITION OF jilted

Synonyms for jilted

  • neglected
  • abandoned
  • deserted
  • discarded
  • forsaken
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Antonyms for jilted

  • cherished
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JILTED

But what makes me sick is to have everyone saying you've jilted me.

But I hope the poor man, though I don't like him, has not been jilted?

She jilted him with a jolt that knocked his heart out of his mouth.

She could not bear to live in Exeter as the girl that had been jilted.

Then had come her downfall, in which it was commonly said of her that she had been jilted by her lover.

He had become engaged to a certain Miss Mary Tremenhere, and by her he had been—jilted.

It was said truly of him that the girl had jilted him, but falsely of her that she had been jilted.

I too have had a lover, and I have—jilted him, if you please to call it so.

But there was a doubt as to this point, and people said that he had been jilted—much to his disgust.

Then Sir Francis had been jilted, and Dick had again become indispensable to him.

WORD ORIGIN

"to deceive (especially after holding out hopes), cheat, trick," 1660s, from the same source as jilt (n.). Related: Jilted; jilting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JILTED

abandoned

adjectiveleft alone, deserted

lovelorn

noununloved
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