What is the meaning of dispirited?

verb

adjective

  • Marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm.
    • usage: "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation"
  • Filled with melancholy and despondency .
    • usage: "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
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