(v. t.) To cast down the spirits of; to dispirit; to discourage; to dishearten.
(1) Low Social group membership was positively associated with scores on the POMS Depression-Dejection and Confusion-Bewilderment Scales; and on the MCMI Avoidant, Schizotypal, Passive-Aggressive, Psychotic Thinking, Psychotic Depression, Alcohol Abuse, and Borderline Scales.
(2) After six months of sessions, when the infant manifested full-blown weaning patterns, the mother reported symptoms indicating a major depressive episode, such as pervasive dejection and rejection, listlessness, and anxiety attacks.
(3) Like any other dejected interviewee, he used Twitter to express his glass half full disappointment: "Facebook turned me down … looking forward to life's next adventure."
(4) They see angry shouting Steve Hedley-style pickets at every station, braziers at every street corner, and such general industrial unrest that there is a run on the pound and a broken and dejected Coalition government is obliged to sue for peace and throw its policies into reverse.
(5) "It is not the nicest period of my life," admitted the Dutchman, appearing more dejected than at any time in his two-and-a-half-year reign.
(6) Barry Knight lost it, completely lost it.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest Looking dejected after the 5-3 play-off defeat to Ipswich Town in May 2000.
(7) Two of them, however, who reacted with dejection and a feeling of being overwhelmed, displayed lengthening of QT.
(8) I feel dejected because it is obvious that our methods are not working with them.
(9) After consoling a dejected Johnson-Thompson, who finished her heptathlon with a slow trudge round the 800m, Ennis-Hill refocused for a javelin competition that she knew could all but secure victory.
(10) After two weeks of exertion, of triumph and dejection, of glittering victory and head-down defeat that have been the focus not just of British attention but of the gaze of the entire world, the London Olympics of 2012 will soon be over – and the reflection will begin.
(11) I was in Peterborough recently, and the mood of dejection was so strong as to feel contagious, crystallised by the obligatory empty shops, forlorn young people looking for dependable work that never comes, and the issue of immigration becoming more divisive than ever.
(12) He will be a real asset for us.” For the dejected Sherwood, there was still plenty of encouragement.
(13) He comes home and shakes the rain from his coat, looking rejected and dejected.
(14) "Confusion" and "Depression-Dejection" were related to the same one factor.
(15) I kept thinking there must be an entire population of women like me, struggling day after day.” The medical visits had slowed down and Rhea felt frustrated and dejected at her painstakingly slow recovery.
(16) With their dreams shattered, dejected members of the SNP and other parties in the yes camp instead listened to a crestfallen Alex Salmond concede defeat at 6.15am.
(17) David Luiz celebrates at the end of the match as Chelsea’s Diego Costa looks dejected.
(18) In the published extracts she depicts Buckingham Palace and Clarence House as being at war, with feuding courtiers, dejected aides and dark constitutional menace should Charles III ascend the throne.
(19) The Profile measures five negative mood states, namely, "tension-anxiety," "depression-dejection," "anger-hostility," "fatigue-inertia," "confusion-bewilderment," and one positive state, "vigor-activity."
(20) We weren’t good enough to go the Champions League,” said a dejected Deila, confessing that Celtic are no better than a Europa League team.
(v. t.) To make sad.
(v. t.) To render heavy or cohesive.
(v. t.) To make dull- or sad-colored, as cloth.
(v. t.) To make grave or serious; to make melancholy or sorrowful.
(v. i.) To become, or be made, sad.
(1) We are deeply saddened," said Nyan Win, a spokesman of National League for Democracy.
(2) A statement from the club read: "Everybody at Sheffield United is extremely shocked and saddened to learn of the death of former player and manager Gary Speed.
(3) Maybe that's why it saddens me so much to say that with every passing generation, the original syntactical structure of a language diminishes further.
(4) A spokesman for Downing Street said: "The prime minister was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Gary Speed, who was greatly respected by football fans across the country both as a player and manager.
(5) In a statement issue by his office, British prime minister David Cameron said: "I am deeply saddened by the news that the bodies of the three Israeli boys kidnapped on 12 June have been found this evening.
(6) It said in a statement: "We are saddened and upset by the recent suicides at Foxconn.
(7) Vandals have spray painted the word “evil” across a far north Queensland mosque – an act the local mayor describes as deeply saddening.
(8) I am truly saddened by Dick’s decision but I respect him for his honesty and for doing what he feels is right for the club,” said Sunderland’s owner.
(9) The NCYPE's chief executive, David Ford, said: "We are very saddened to hear this news.
(10) "I'm aware that a number of my friends will be saddened, or shocked, or shocked-saddened, over some of the chapters of The Catcher in the Rye.
(11) It still saddens me that we insist on having the changeover in August in the middle of school holidays and by far the busiest month for consultants to take their leave.
(12) Sports journalist Patrick Kidd said he was "immensely saddened" by Harding's "enforced resignation".
(13) Michelle Mitchell, charity director at Age UK, said they were greatly saddened to hear of the two deaths.
(14) Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, added: "We are shocked and saddened to hear the news that a teacher has been stabbed to death at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds.
(15) In his article, Smith writes: "What really saddens me, though, is seeing the Environment Agency's work and expertise in flood-risk management, internationally respected and locally praised in many parts of the country, being used as a political football for a good media story."
(16) Last week, Ward said he was "saddened that the Jews, who suffered unbelievable levels of persecution during the Holocaust, could within a few years of liberation from the death camps be inflicting atrocities on Palestinians in the new state of Israel and continue to do so on a daily basis in the West Bank and Gaza".
(17) Ghani immediately sacked Sharifi and said in a statement he was “deeply saddened” by the incident.
(18) I am saddened by what is happening to Yemen – the wars, the bombings, the destruction,” said Samir.
(19) The Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, who spoke on the phone with Marois in what was described as a "cordial first contact", said he was "angered and saddened" by the shooting.
(20) "I would not only be surprised but deeply saddened if I thought anyone came away from that video feeling taken advantage of, or compromised in any way," she wrote.