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If you're the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you've gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.
Vin Diesel

Meaning of "dejected" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEJECTED

dejected  [dɪˈdʒɛktɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEJECTED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dejected is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DEJECTED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dejected

Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. Depressed people can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, worried, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, hurt, or restless. They may lose interest in activities that once were pleasurable, experience loss of appetite or overeating, have problems concentrating, remembering details, or making decisions, and may contemplate, attempt, or commit suicide. Insomnia, excessive sleeping, fatigue, loss of energy, or aches, pains, or digestive problems may also be present. Depressed mood is not always a psychiatric disorder. It may also be a normal reaction to certain life events, a symptom of some medical conditions, or a side effect of some drugs or medical treatments. Depressed mood is also a primary or associated feature of certain psychiatric syndromes such as clinical depression.

Definition of dejected in the English dictionary

The definition of dejected in the dictionary is miserable; despondent; downhearted.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEJECTED


affected
əˈfɛktɪd
collected
kəˈlɛktɪd
connected
kəˈnɛktɪd
directed
dɪˈrɛktɪd
disconnected
ˌdɪskəˈnɛktɪd
dissected
dɪˈsɛktɪd
elected
ɪˈlɛktɪd
expected
ɪkˈspɛktɪd
protected
prəˈtɛktɪd
respected
rɪˈspɛktɪd
suspected
səˈspɛktɪd
unaffected
ˌʌnəˈfɛktɪd
unconnected
ˌʌnkəˈnɛktɪd
uncorrected
ˌʌnkəˈrɛktɪd
undetected
ˌʌndɪˈtɛktɪd
unexpected
ˌʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd
uninfected
ˌʌnɪnˈfɛktɪd
unprotected
ˌʌnprəˈtɛktɪd
unselected
ˌʌnsɪˈlɛktɪd
write-protected
ˈraɪtprəˌtɛktɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEJECTED

deism
deist
deistic
deistical
deistically
deities
deity
deixis
deject
dejecta
dejectedly
dejectedness
dejection
dejectory
dejeune
dejeuner
dekagram
dekaliter
dekalitre
dekalogy

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEJECTED

complected
disaffected
infected
invected
misdirected
neglected
noninfected
other-directed
projected
restricted
self-directed
uncollected
undirected
unelected
uninspected
unrespected
unsuspected
well-affected
well-connected
well-protected
well-respected

Synonyms and antonyms of dejected in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DEJECTED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dejected» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dejected

Translation of «dejected» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEJECTED

Find out the translation of dejected to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dejected from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dejected» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

垂头丧气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abatido
570 millions of speakers

English

dejected
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उदास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مكتئب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

удрученный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abatido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মনমরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

abattu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dendam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

niedergeschlagen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

落胆した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낙심
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nesu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chán nản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனம் தளர்ந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उदास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

keyifsiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sconsolato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przygnębiony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пригнічений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abătut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποθαρρυμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moedeloos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nedslagen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nedslått
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dejected

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEJECTED»

The term «dejected» is regularly used and occupies the 58.907 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dejected

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3 QUOTES WITH «DEJECTED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dejected.
1
Vin Diesel
If you're the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you've gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.
2
Henry Fielding
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.
3
Samuel Hoffenstein
When you're away, I'm restless, lonely, Wretched, bored, dejected; only here's the rub, my darling dear, I feel the same when you're near.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEJECTED»

Discover the use of dejected in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dejected and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Dejected Soul's Cure: Tending to Support Poor, Drooping ...
This is important reading for anyone who longs to be more sanctified and satisfied. There is also another work by Christopher Love at the end of this book called "A Treatise of Angels."
Christopher Love, Don Kistler, 2001
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99 Cent Adventure Time Stories Death of a Dejected Editor
DEATH. OF. A. DEJECTED. EDITOR. by. DENNIS. WIEGAND. and clapped a hand to his numbed neck, and forgot. ETECTIVE Sergeant Ralph Oliver was quietly seething as he hustled ...
Dennis Weigand, 2014
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
~ “ It wants a quarter to two,” said the dejected gentleman, “ and at two my family expect me to dinner-my little ones are watching for me at the gate-they are looking out on the road—they are prattling of their expected papa." “ Is there much ...
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In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the ...
When gain comes he is elated and when he meets with loss he is dejected. When fame comes he is elated and when he meets with disrepute he is dejected. When praise comes he is elated and when he meets with blame he is dejected.
Bhikkhu Bodhi, Bodhi, 2005
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Comfort for Drooping and Dejected Souls; Or, the Saints ...
In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
William Augustus Clarke, 2010
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The Sources of Moral Agency: Essays in Moral Psychology and ...
Clearly, though, this deployment of Nagel's distinction between practical judgment and mere belief yields only a redescription and not an explanation of the severely dejected man's deficiency in prudential motivation. For one can still ask what ...
John Deigh, 1996
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IslamKotob. case a Brahmy deserves to be killed, it is not lawful for the ruler to do this but to cut his hair while in smiliar situations, others may be sentenced to death. It is not legal for a Brahmy to die starving in his country. The dejected are ...
IslamKotob
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King Lear
To be worst, The lowest and most dejected thing of fortune, Stands still in esperance, lives not in fear. The lamentable change is from the best; 5 The worst returns to laughter. Welcome then, Thou unsubstantial air that I embrace ! The heath.
William Shakespeare, 2001
9
Word Power Grades 5-6 (eBook)
The sudden rain had left many of the picnickers feeling dejected. Later, as the sun came out, they felt exhilarated by the good weather. After lunch and games, the picnickers relaxed in the tranquil setting. A. Look up each word in the dictionary.
Suzanne Wilke Lowe, 2001
10
Tradigital Maya: A CG Animator's Guide to Applying the ...
Dejected/Subdued. 80–110. • Open the scene file for this section from the Project scene files directory – 10.3_03_Dejected.ma. • Playback the animation from the Perspective view to see how the animation principles are used in combination to  ...
Lee Montgomery, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEJECTED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dejected is used in the context of the following news items.
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Meet the guy behind the music you hear when you're shopping at …
After the show while we were driving home, I had to explain to a very dejected daughter about the ephemeral nature of pop music. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
State of Origin: Malcolm Knox: NSW's series dream becomes a …
Dejected New South Wales players watch on as trophy presentations are made. CAMERON SPENCER/GETTY IMAGES. NSW's claim to be on ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
3
Should the Minions Have Gotten Their Own Movie? The Answer Is …
This is an origin story, explaining how the naughty but dutiful Minions were for centuries a dejected, displaced people: Since the beginning of ... «L.A. Weekly, Jul 15»
4
Does anyone drive a harder bargain than Liverpool FC's owners?
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, November 11, 2012: Chelsea's Fernando Torres walks past manager Roberto Di Matteo dejected after being ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
5
Police Union: Baltimore Leadership Put Officers And City In Harm's …
“In addition to physical injury, officers feel a lack of support from the Department and report feeling 'humiliated' and 'dejected' as a result of what ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
6
Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook falls victim to Nathan Lyon on first …
Dejected: Alastair Cook leaves the ground after being dismissed by Nathan Lyon. Photo: Getty Images. Australia remain in a decent position ... «WA today, Jul 15»
7
Police Union: To make rioters look like 'the aggressors,' cops were …
Morale has "suffered greatly" and line officers feel "humiliated" and "dejected," the report says. "We cannot . . . sit back and allow certain leaders ... «Baltimore City Paper, Jul 15»
8
'Murdered' Woman Undergoes DNA Test After Coming Back
His dejected father fell ill and died while his wife filed for divorce. Even the relatives and villagers started behaving in an indifferent manner and ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Tobias & Ambunda ready to turn up the heat… boxing promoters …
“We are left with no other option than to look elsewhere for additional funding and had to find creative ways to raise funds,” a dejected Tobias ... «New Era, Jul 15»
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Boy dies on father's shoulder in Odisha Cancer Hospital after docs …
A dejected and wailing Imran sat on dharna outside the main gate of the cancer hospital, even as a mob of enraged relatives and onlookers ... «indiatvnews.com, Jul 15»

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