This calmness was more alarming to the two women than the deepest dejection would have been.
Morrel expected Villefort would be dejected; he found him as he had found him six weeks before, calm, firm, and full of that glacial politeness, that most insurmountable barrier which separates the well-bred from the vulgar man.
She appeared much dejected; and any person who considered her attentively might have observed the traces of recent tears in her eyes.
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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.