Definition of crestfallen
OTHER WORDS FROM crestfallencrest·fall·en·ly, adverbcrest·fall·en·ness, noun
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How to use crestfallen in a sentence
Also attending was Regan, who told investigators the president had been “crestfallen” at hearing about the diversion.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally, just before the tenth stanza, a crestfallen Alvarado whispered that he was done.Boxers, Be Brave and Quit Before Your Brain Turns to Mush|Gordon Marino|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"We really wanted stainless," says the crestfallen pair, and trudge back out the door.
If he were crestfallen he did not show it, and in that respect the worthy smith and Mrs. Cecil both were disappointed.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
He returned home wounded and crestfallen to his disappointed wife.
"I mean special ones," she answered gayly, as she went off with him to take her place, leaving Ikey rather crestfallen.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
The recall was granted, and after ten months of confinement the crestfallen Governor was sent to England for trial.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
Bumper felt so crestfallen at this rebuke that he remained perfectly quiet during the rest of the walk.Bumper, The White Rabbit|George Ethelbert Walsh