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Definition of "dispiriting" [dispiriting]

  • Lowering the morale of; making despondent or depressive; disheartening. (adjective)
  • Present participle of dispirit. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dispiriting" in a sentence
  • "To say that these last years have been dispiriting is an understatement."
  • "The 71-year-old justice labeled as "dispiriting" the decision to refuse entry through the front steps, although visitors may still leave the building that way."
  • "Breyer, lamenting the court's "dispiriting" decision, said he knows of no other supreme court in the world that has closed its main entrance."