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


Owing to the impure and scanty means of subsistence many died, and those who remained became sickly, weak, and low spirited.

It was indeed one of the hardest day's work of the whole journey, but no one was low spirited, and all felt very well.

Ferguson, giant of Wall Street, was a low spirited man as he drove back down town to his office.

She got so low spirited that it was almost a relief when she went, but of course I feel her loss dreadfully.

They say he is pretty sick, and Miss P. Green, where he is boarding, says he is low–spirited.

Nay, its flaysome to think on, it maks me low spirited,—let's sup off an' be gooin—its as ill as th' deead haase is this.

When Helen was low spirited, as now, Mae Smith always rose before her like a spectre.

A cheerless morning, and the few people that were about looked damp and low spirited.

I am low spirited to-day, and do not feel strong enough to resist crying—that is all.

Although victorious they were described by General Dearborn as being sickly and low spirited.