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Word: crestfallen

Definition: dejected; dispirited


Sentences Containing 'crestfallen'

Seeing a crestfallen Doug outside the court room, Sandy Roscoe encourages Doug to tell Ste that he still loves him.
To conclude, the old men went off, one crestfallen, and the other in high contentment, all who were present were astonished, and he who was recording the words, deeds, and movements of Sancho could not make up his mind whether he was to look upon him and set him down as a fool or as a man of sense.

More Vocab Words

::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
::: gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
::: surmise - guess; N.
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: superimpose - place over something else