dispirited

[dih-spir-i-tid]

adjective

discouraged; dejected; disheartened; gloomy.

Nearby words

  1. dispersive power,
  2. dispersoid,
  3. disphenoid,
  4. dispireme,
  5. dispirit,
  6. dispiriting,
  7. dispiteous,
  8. displace,
  9. displaced,
  10. displaced homemaker

Origin of dispirited

First recorded in 1640–50; dispirit + -ed2

Related formsdis·pir·it·ed·ly, adverbdis·pir·it·ed·ness, noun

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dispirited

adjective

low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged
Derived Formsdispiritedly, adverbdispiritedness, noun

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