dejected (adj.) Old form(s): deiected
cast down, abased, humbled
KL IV.i.3[Edgar alone] The lowest and most dejected thing of fortune
MW V.v.160[Falstaff to all] I am dejected
Per II.ii.45[Simonides to Thaisa, of Pericles] From the dejected state wherein he is, / He hopes by you his fortunes yet may flourish
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