Definition of dejected adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈdʒektɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈdʒektɪd//
Unhappiness, Disappointment
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unhappy and disappointed synonym despondent She looked so dejected when she lost the game. See related entries: Unhappiness, DisappointmentExtra examples She looked sorrowful and dejected. They were thoroughly dejected and miserable. He watched the dejected figure walk past him into the cottage.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dejected