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 for disheartened
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dishearten \Dis*heart"en\ (d[i^]s*h[aum]rt"'n), v. t. [imp. & p.
     p. Disheartened (d[i^]s*h[aum]rt"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n.
     Disheartening.] [Pref. dis- + hearten.]
     To discourage; to deprive of courage and hope; to depress the
     spirits of; to deject.
     [1913 Webster]
           Regiments . . . utterly disorganized and disheartened.
     Syn: To dispirit; discourage; depress; deject; deter;
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  disheartened \dis*heart"ened\ (d[i^]s*h[aum]rt"'nd), adj.
     made less hopeful or enthusiastic; as, their lack of interest
     disheartened the instructor. [Narrower terms: pessimistic
     (vs. optimistic)]
     Syn: demoralized, discouraged.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized
             people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the
             magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor
             tried vainly to arouse their interest" [syn:
             demoralized, demoralised, discouraged,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "disheartened":
     bowed-down, cast down, dashed, dejected, depressed, despairing,
     despondent, desponding, discouraged, dispirited, down, downcast,
     downhearted, drooping, droopy, feeling low, heartless,
     hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, in low spirits, in the depths,
     in the doldrums, in the dumps, languishing, low, low-spirited,
     pessimistic, pining, spiritless, subdued, suicidal, weary of life,
     woebegone, world-weary

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