Definition of "deflated" []

  • Having lost confidence, hope, or optimism (adjective)
  • Voided of air or gas; not inflated (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of deflate. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deflated" in a sentence
  • "Meanwhile, people try to avoid borrowing when they know they have to repay loans in deflated dollars. —"
  • "And the Nuggets, deflated from a loss at Utah 24 hours earlier, didn't."
  • "His last bleak phrase deflated any reciprocal anger I might have summoned."