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dejected
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • On inanimate nature, as on the men and women who cultivated it, a prevalent tendency towards an appearance of vegetating unwillingly—a dejected disposition to give up, and wither away.
  • The dejected Mrs. Cruncher shook her head.
  • Everything was bowed down, dejected, oppressed, and broken.
  • But, when his nephew, leaning an elbow on the table, covered his eyes thoughtfully and dejectedly with his hand, the fine mask looked at him sideways with a stronger concentration of keenness, closeness, and dislike, than was comportable with its wearer’s assumption of indifference.
  • Miss Pross, shaking her loving and dejected head at her by no means affectionate brother, said through her tears, "Mr.

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  • She is dejected but trying to look cheerful.
  • She is feeling dejected, but I think her world will look better after a good night’s sleep.

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