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dispirited

[ dih-spir-i-tid ]
/ dɪˈspɪr ɪ tɪd /
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adjective
discouraged; dejected; disheartened; gloomy.
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Origin of dispirited

First recorded in 1640–50; dispirit + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM dispirited

dis·pir·it·ed·ly, adverbdis·pir·it·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dispirited

dispirited
/ (dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd) /

adjective
low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged

Derived forms of dispirited

dispiritedly, adverbdispiritedness, noun
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