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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ject v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dejected; p. pr. & vb. n. Dejecting.]
 1. To cast down. [Obs. or Archaic]
    Christ dejected himself even unto the hells.   --Udall.
    Sometimes she dejects her eyes in a seeming civility; and many mistake in her a cunning for a modest look.   --Fuller.
 2. To cast down the spirits of; to dispirit; to discourage; to dishearten.
    Nor think, to die dejects my lofty mind.   --Pope.