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dejected
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Crime and Punishment
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  • But he was restless; he ruffled up his hair and from time to time let his head drop into his hands dejectedly resting his ragged elbows on the stained and sticky table.
  • "I think so, too," Pulcheria Alexandrovna agreed with a dejected air.
  • Sonia was standing with her hands and her head hanging in terrible dejection.
  • He was exactly the same as yesterday; the same figure, the same dress, but there was a great change in his face; he looked dejected and sighed deeply.
  • The pale, sombre face lighted up for a moment when his mother and sister entered, but this only gave it a look of more intense suffering, in place of its listless dejection.
  • Raskolnikov maintained a mournful silence and let his head sink dejectedly.
  • They sat side by side, both mournful and dejected, as though they had been cast up by the tempest alone on some deserted shore.
  • His face wore that perpetual look of peevish dejection, which is so sourly printed on all faces of Jewish race without exception.
  • The bright yellow, wooden, little houses looked dirty and dejected with their closed shutters.
  • Sonia was standing in dejection, looking intently out of the window, but from it she could see nothing but the unwhitewashed blank wall of the next house.
  • He had been partly, but only partly, unintentionally the cause of a murder and when he knew that he had given the murderers the opportunity, he sank into dejection, it got on his mind and turned his brain, he began imagining things and he persuaded himself that he was the murderer.
  • "It was my mistake, too, not to have given them money," he thought, as he returned dejectedly to Lebeziatnikov’s room, "and why on earth was I such a Jew?
  • The great point is that everything now is going to be different, is going to be broken in two," he cried, suddenly returning to his dejection.

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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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