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4 definitions found
 for dispirited
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dispirit \Dis*pir"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dispirited; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Dispiriting.] [Pref. dis- + spirit.]
     1. To deprive of cheerful spirits; to depress the spirits of;
        to dishearten; to discourage.
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              Not dispirited with my afflictions.   --Dryden.
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              He has dispirited himself by a debauch. --Collier.
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     2. To distill or infuse the spirit of. [Obs. or R.]
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              This makes a man master of his learning, and
              dispirits the book into the scholar.  --Fuller.
  
     Syn: To dishearten; discourage; deject; damp; depress; cast
          down; intimidate; daunt; cow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dispirited \dis*pir"it*ed\, a.
     Depressed in spirits; deprived of cheer or enthusiasm;
     disheartened; discouraged; daunted.
  
     Syn: depressed, down(predicate), downcast, downhearted, low,
          low-spirited, disheartened, discouraged, demoralized.
          [1913 Webster] -- Dis*pir"it*ed*ly, adv. --
          Dis*pir"it*ed, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dispirited
      adj 1: marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; "a
             dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis
             with listless resignation" [syn: dispirited,
             listless]
      2: filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the
         thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a
         gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the
         darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city";
         "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and
         resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his
         defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted" [syn:
         gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited,
         down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth,
         low, low-spirited]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "dispirited":
     blase, blue, bowed-down, cast down, dashed, dejected, depressed,
     despairing, despondent, desponding, disconsolate, discouraged,
     disheartened, down, downcast, downhearted, drooping, droopy,
     fed-up, feeling low, good and tired, heartless, hypochondriac,
     hypochondriacal, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums,
     in the dumps, irked, jaded, languishing, life-weary, low,
     low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, pessimistic, pining, sad,
     satiated, sick, sick of, spiritless, splenetic, subdued, suicidal,
     tired, tired of, tired of living, tired to death, wearied,
     weariful, weary, weary of life, weary unto death, woebegone,
     world-weary
  
  

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