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dejected
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
sad and depressed (seemingly without hope)
  • "It seems to me that almost everything is a waste of time," he remarked one day as he walked dejectedly home from school.
    p. 9.6
  • Without stopping or looking up, Milo dashed past the buildings and busy shops that lined the street and in a few minutes reached home—dashed through the lobby—hopped onto the elevator—two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and off again—opened the apartment door—rushed into his room—flopped dejectedly into a chair, and grumbled softly, Another long afternoon.
    p. 11.5

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