Definition of dispirited in English:


Pronunciation /dəˈspirədəd/ /dəˈspɪrədəd/

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  • Having lost enthusiasm and hope; disheartened.

    ‘she was determined to appear unworried in front of her dispirited family’
    • ‘On an island in the middle of the pond, cormorants hunch like dispirited monks.’
    • ‘I take objection to being grouped in with the dispirited parents.’
    • ‘Activists who have fought land rights battles inspired by the Constitution are a weary, dispirited lot.’
    • ‘The cast members are illiterate, dispirited convicts with a leading lady who is about to be hanged.’
    • ‘They are more dispirited today than they have been in years.’
    • ‘Any bars that are still left standing have dispirited serving girls.’
    • ‘This was a blow from which the already dispirited Newman never fully recovered.’
    • ‘Handed a dispirited, defeated force, he instilled into it the will to win.’
    • ‘Trojans put their recent woes behind them as they brushed aside a dispirited Beckwithshaw side.’
    • ‘I realized how our leadership brings forth mediocre organizations and dispirited people.’
    • ‘He reached the edge of the penalty area and the dispirited Croatia defence opened up for him.’
    • ‘The public, after a dispirited delay, revolted.’
    • ‘An aging and dispirited workforce cannot continue under the stress much longer.’
    • ‘The ragged and dispirited Americans made camp at Valley Forge.’
    • ‘He took a broken and dispirited fleet and turned it quickly into the force that would win the Pacific theater.’
    • ‘An outsider could immediately sense the dispirited pessimism that overtook Azariya.’
    • ‘Some dispirited broadcasters left radio and television altogether.’
    • ‘The bosses of the leather-curing establishments he met were by and large a dispirited lot.’
    • ‘Demoralising idleness and the humiliation of charity or relief work left the unemployed dispirited, apathetic, or divided.’
    • ‘Behind in races, he would find himself becoming dispirited and not fighting as hard as he should.’