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dejected
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Northanger Abbey
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  • "I am very sorry for it," said Catherine dejectedly; "if I had known this before—"
  • Dejected and humbled, she had even some thoughts of not going with the others to the theatre that night; but it must be confessed that they were not of long continuance, for she soon recollected, in the first place, that she was without any excuse for staying at home; and, in the second, that it was a play she wanted very much to see.
  • Was it from dejection of spirits?
  • Eleanor’s countenance was dejected, yet sedate; and its composure spoke her inured to all the gloomy objects to which they were advancing.
  • Catherine took up her work directly, saying, in a dejected voice, that "her head did not run upon Bath—much."

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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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