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Definition of "low-spirited" []

  • Being in low spirits; depressed. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "low-spirited" in a sentence
  • "The women were low-spirited, dull, nay, peevish, they did not well know why; and the men could not be joyous, though the ready resource of old hock and champagne made some of them talkative. —"
  • "Lionel, concluding himself the cause, begged her not to be low-spirited, but to write the letter at once."
  • "Forester, at once solitary and sensitive, low-spirited, and devoid of strength of mind, whether natural or acquired."