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  • The hearts of all three had been more deeply dejected than ever during the last few days.
  • Tom was dejected by the thought that his exemplary effort must always be baffled by the wrong-doing of others; Maggie was living through, over and over again, the agony of the moment in which she had rushed to throw herself on her father’s arm, with a vague, shuddering foreboding of wretched scenes to come.

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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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