dispirited

[ dih-spir-i-tid ]
/ dɪˈspɪr ɪ tɪd /

adjective

discouraged; dejected; disheartened; gloomy.

Origin of dispirited

First recorded in 1640–50; dispirit + -ed2

Related forms

dis·pir·it·ed·ly, adverbdis·pir·it·ed·ness, noun
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dispirited

/ (dɪˈspɪrɪtɪd) /

adjective

low in spirit or enthusiasm; downhearted or depressed; discouraged

Derived Forms

dispiritedly, adverbdispiritedness, noun
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