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Definition of "low-spiritedness" []

  • A state of depression; dejection of mind. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "low-spiritedness" in a sentence
  • "By sympathizing effusively with those in trouble, she encouraged them in low-spiritedness; by lavishing alms, she weakened struggling poverty into pauperism."
  • "I must acquaint you that his kind behaviour, and my low-spiritedness, co-operating with your former advice, and my unhappy situation, made me that very Sunday evening receive unreservedly his declarations: and now indeed I am more in his power than ever."
  • "He upbraids him with his present low-spiritedness, v. 5."