I was dejected and rejected yet again by someone who cashed my checks to tell me how to deal with dejection and rejection.
The whole soul of the poet is reflected in the Ode to dejection.
The "Californian" budged not, but posed, an image of dejection.
Even my father was terrified by the state of dejection into which I fell.
"He spotted that place on my throat," Peter said, with dejection.
In the morning when he appeared at breakfast, his countenance wore the marks of dejection and anguish.
From whence is this dejection, when one would think he had all he could wish for?
There was so much pain and dejection in his look, that his friend could not fail to observe it.
A fit of dejection had seized me, and I could think of nothing but Jane Ryder.
When they lamented in their dejection, he promised great things of the future.
early 15c., from Old French dejection "abjection, depravity; casting down" and directly from Latin dejectionem (nominative dejectio), noun of action from past participle stem of dejicere "to cast down" (see deject).
dejection de·jec·tion (dĭ-jěk'shən)
Lowness of spirits; depression; melancholy.
The evacuation of the bowels; defecation.