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Definition of "dispirited" []

  • Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected. See Synonyms at depressed. (adjective)
  • Low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged (adjective)

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Use "dispirited" in a sentence
  • "All who went out, returned back dispirited from the vain and weary search, and even the most sanguine began to grow sick at heart."
  • "The "dispirited" part is an obvious gaffe, but it seems that it's entirely possible to be a "conservative liberal," depending on what you mean by those terms."
  • "The Daily Telegraph said Capello desperately needs to shake up his team to get the best out of players like Frank Lampard and a "dispirited" Rooney before the final group C game with Slovenia."