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dejected
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The strange resemblance flashed like an arrow through Alyosha’s mind in the distress and dejection of that moment.
  • And if the old servant were not angry, he felt comforted, and if he were angry, he was more dejected.
  • Chapter X. Both Together Alyosha left his father’s house feeling even more exhausted and dejected in spirit than when he had entered it.
  • Fly from that dejection, children!
  • And how many of them depart in solitude, unknown, sad, dejected that no one mourns for them or even knows whether they have lived or not!
  • Profound dejection clung about his soul like a heavy mist.
  • He was in great haste, answered abruptly and very strangely, and at moments seemed not at all dejected but quite cheerful.
  • A profound, intense dejection!
  • But he was not merely drowsy from drink; he felt suddenly dejected, or, as he said, "bored."
  • He stood still and suddenly wondered, "Why am I sad even to dejection?" and immediately grasped with surprise that his sudden sadness was due to a very small and special cause.
  • Some were pleased, others frowned, while some were simply dejected, not wanting him to be acquitted.
  • Suddenly I noticed for three days in succession he was downcast and dejected, not because of my coldness, but for something else, something more important.
  • Do you know, gentlemen, you take me for a different sort of man from what I am," he added, suddenly gloomy and dejected.

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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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