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English verb: deject

1. deject (emotion) lower someone's spirits; make downhearted


SamplesThese news depressed her.
The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her.


ExamplesThe bad news will deject him


Synonymscast down, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)discourage


Narrower (hyponym)chill


Antonymselate, intoxicate, uplift, lift up, pick up









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