Also attending was Regan, who told investigators the president had been “crestfallen” at hearing about the diversion.
Finally, just before the tenth stanza, a crestfallen Alvarado whispered that he was done.
"We really wanted stainless," says the crestfallen pair, and trudge back out the door.
Lame, bruised, and crestfallen, we walked the remainder of the way into Denver.
Captain Mayo became promptly silent, crestfallen, and embarrassed.
He looked at them both alternately in a piteous, crestfallen way.
As Jaime passed, gloomy and crestfallen, Pp grasped his arm.
Starr, speechless and crestfallen, was indicating the chair where the body of Virginia Darrow had been.
And we, crestfallen and abashed, are forced to say, "We do not know."
On solid earth the cowboy is a crestfallen and dejected object.
1580s, past participle adjective, but the verb crestfall is recorded only from 1610s, in reference to diseased horses, and is rare. It's possible that the image behind this use of the word is not cocks, as often is asserted, but horses.