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dispirited

adjective     /dɪˈspɪr.ɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
not feeling much hope about a particular situation or problem: The troops were dispirited and disorganized.Not hopeful dispiriting     /-tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/ adjective It was a bit dispiriting to see so few people arriving for the meeting.Saddening, shocking and upsetting
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