de·ject·ed /dɪˈʤɛktəd, di-/
de·ject·ed /dɪˈʤɛktəd/ 形容詞
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.
De·ject·ed, a. Cast down; afflicted; low-spirited; sad; as, a dejected look or countenance. -- De*ject*ed*ly, adv. -- De*ject*ed*ness, n.
adj : affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying
to look cheerful" [ant: elated]