Deject

Definition of Deject

De`ject´
v. t.1.To cast down.
[imp. & p. p. Dejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Dejecting.]
Christ dejected himself even unto the hells.
- Udall.
Sometimes she dejects her eyes in a seeming civility; and many mistake in her a cunning for a modest look.
- Fuller.
2.To cast down the spirits of; to dispirit; to discourage; to dishearten.
Nor think, to die dejects my lofty mind.
- Pope.
a.1.Dejected.

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beat down, cast down, chill, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, demoralize, depress, discourage, dishearten, disparage, dispirit, knock down, lower, lower the spirits, oppress, press down, sadden, sink, weigh heavy upon, weigh upon
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