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dispirited

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