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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A state of melancholy depression; Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels.

Usage examples (37)
  • I sat in silent dejection until the stipulated time had passed.
  • Holmqvist was left bowed forward on his knees in dejection, his helmet touching the ice, after the game-winner.
  • His face wore that perpetual look of peevish dejection, which is so sourly printed on all faces of
  • The source of his dejection was the groundless belief that he had occasioned the death of his benefactress. for more
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