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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdejectedde‧jec‧ted /dɪˈdʒektɪd/ adjective  SAD/UNHAPPYunhappy, disappointed, or sad The unemployed stood at street corners, dejected.see thesaurus at saddejectedly adverbdejection /dɪˈdʒekʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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dejectedThe unemployed stood at street corners, dejected.Then they walked away, humbled and dejected.My 12-year-old came home from school red-eyed and dejected.Last of all came Fiver, dejected and reluctant as a sparrow in the frost.Behind her, the backdrop depicted some dejected and very limp trees, possibly willows that had practised their weeping rather well.Greg sounded dejected. "Anything wrong?" I said.One glance at the doctor's dejected expression answered my question.Kirkwood was a particularly dejected figure after their defeat.She gazed with compassion at the two dejected figures.A dejected Hammam is prepared for the worst - sacrificing Premier League status and possibly even suffering successive seasons of relegation.And I knew that I'd be seeing it in my more dejected moments for a long time to come.He looked utterly dejected when she told him he'd failed again.
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