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dejected
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
sad and depressed (seemingly without hope)
  • The hearts of all three had been more deeply dejected than ever during the last few days.
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- Daylight on the Wreck (8% in)
  • 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.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- A Day of Reckoning (66% in)

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