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Meaning of CRESTFALLEN

Pronunciation:  'krest`folun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"
 

CRESTFALLEN is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chapfallen, chopfallen, deflated, dejected
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crest"fall`en\ (-f?l`'n), a.
1. With hanging head; hence, dispirited; dejected; cowed.

         Let it make thee crestfullen; Ay, and allay this thy
         abortive pride.                       --Shak.

2. Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging to
   one side; -- said of a horse.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abashed, ashamed, baffled, balked, betrayed, bilked, blasted, blighted, blushing, brooding, broody, chagrined, chapfallen, crossed, crushed, dashed, defeated, disappointed, dished, disillusioned, dissatisfied, dumpish, embarrassed, foiled, frustrated, glum, grum, hangdog, humbled, humiliated, ill done-by, ill-served, let down, long-faced, moodish, moody, mopey, moping, mopish, morose, mortified, mumpish, out of countenance, red-faced, regretful, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sorely disappointed, soured, sulky, sullen, thwarted
 

 

 

 

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