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dejected
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
sad and depressed (seemingly without hope)
  • "I don't know, sir," Reynie said, his hopefulness slipping into dejection.
    p. 6.3
  • Sticky grew more dejected with Reynie's every question.
    p. 34.9
  • Throughout their conversation, Sticky's expression had grown more and more dejected, his big eyes sadder and sadder, so that at last his face had taken on the exact gloomy look of that miserable man Milligan.
    p. 53.8
  • S.Q. Pedalian looked down upon them dejectedly.
    p. 396.0
  • "No," the boys said dejectedly.
    p. 402.0

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