- A sad and depressed state; low spirits: he was slumped in deep dejectionMore example sentences
- Tiredness might have played its part, but the sense of dejection and depression emanating from the studio clouded the whole broadcast.
- That feeling of dejection could be very depressing for a child if he is not able to establish a relationship he wants.
- For most of the evening, until Dean hit the stage, the crowd rested somewhere between disappointment and dejection.
late Middle English: from Latin dejectio(n-), from deicere 'throw down' (see deject).