WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
de•ject•ed /dɪˈdʒɛktɪd/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. depressed in spirits; disheartened;
    low-spirited:He was dejected when she turned down his proposal.
de•jec•ted•ly, adv.: She answered dejectedly that she had failed.
de•jec•tion /dɪˈdʒɛkʃən/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]feelings of dejection.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
de•ject•ed  (di jektid),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. depressed in spirits;
    disheartened;
    low-spirited:The dejected expression on the face of the loser spoiled my victory.
de•jected•ly, adv. 
de•jected•ness, n. 
  • deject + -ed2 1575–85
    discouraged, despondent, dispirited, downhearted, unhappy, miserable.
    happy.

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