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chapfallen

[ chop-faw-luhn, chap- ]

adjective

  1. dispirited; chagrined; dejected.


chapfallen

/ ˈtʃæpˌfɔːlən /

adjective

  1. dejected; downhearted; crestfallen


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Word History and Origins

Origin of chapfallen1

First recorded in 1590–1600; chap 3 + fallen

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Word History and Origins

Origin of chapfallen1

C16: from chops + fallen

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Example Sentences

They joined our party later in the day, rendering a chapfallen account of their detached service.

During the whole course of my Life I had never seen a man at first so chapfallen; and then so furiously indignant.

The farmers of Fox County told each other in chapfallen appreciation that she was about as level-headed as they make them.

Sir Hector was evidently rather taken aback by this answer, and sat down suddenly, with a distinctly chapfallen air.

The soldiers were chapfallen, gazing at one another in a questioning way.

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