verb[with object] archaic
Make sad or dispirited; depress: nothing dejects a trader like the interruption of his profits
More example sentences
- It isn't easy to focus and concentrate on God's voice when everybody and everything around you dejects Him and tells you otherwise.
- How dejecting and how sad that the issue relating to buses and autorickshaws have never been raised and discussed seriously and exhaustively in our 126-member strong Legislative Assembly!
late Middle English (also in the sense 'overthrow, abase, degrade'): from Latin deject- 'thrown down', from the verb deicere, from de- 'down' + jacere 'to throw'.
More definitions of dejectDefinition of deject in:
- The US English dictionary