- depressed; dejected: He is feeling rather low-spirited today.
Origin of low-spirited
First recorded in 1580–90
SynonymsSee more synonyms for low-spirited on Thesaurus.com
sad, heartsore, dispirited, blue.
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Examples from the Web for low-spirited
His anxiety made him low-spirited; this brought on an attack of fever.The Boy Life of Napoleon
When you ain't got anybody belonging to you, you get kind of low-spirited.Peak and Prairie
People often, after this, are low-spirited and melancholy all their days.Strife and Peace
She did not cry, but was sad and low-spirited, and her lips trembled.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories
I confess that I went about my business in a low-spirited, despairing mood.The Stretton Street Affair
William Le Queux
- depressed, dejected, or miserable
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