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Meaning of DEJECTED

Pronunciation:  di'jektid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"

DEJECTED is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: amort, blue, chapfallen, chopfallen, crestfallen, deflated, depressed, dispirited, down in the mouth, down(p), downcast, downhearted, gloomy, glum, lonely, lonesome, long-faced, low, low-spirited
 Antonyms: elated
 See Also: distressed, dysphoric, unhappy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*ject"ed\, a.
Cast down; afflicted; low-spirited; sad; as, a dejected look
or countenance. -- {De*ject"ed*ly}, adv. --
{De*ject"ed*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: beetle-browed, black, black-browed, blue, bowed-down, cast down, crestfallen, dark, dashed, depressed, despairing, despondent, desponding, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, dour, down, downcast, downhearted, drooping, droopy, dumpish, feeling low, forlorn, frowning, gloomy, glowering, glum, grim, grum, heartbroken, heartless, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps, languishing, low, lowering, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, moodish, moody, mopey, moping, mopish, morose, mumpish, pessimistic, pining, sad, scowling, sorrowful, spiritless, subdued, suicidal, sulky, sullen, surly, unhappy, weary of life, woebegone, world-weary