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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dispirited manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • When she came back Sophie and Esther were sitting dejectedly in the kitchen
  • "I've had a word with my supervisor," I begin dejectedly, knowing what's coming next.
  • I, "dejectedly," haven't been in love for quite a long, long time now.
  • "We're simply up against it," said Lew dejectedly. for more
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