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"dejected" in British English

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dejectedadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈdʒek.tɪd/
unhappy, ​disappointed, or without ​hope: She ​looked a ​bit dejected when they told her she didn't get the ​job.
dejectedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
dejection
noun [U] uk   us   /ən/
(Definition of dejected from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dejected" in American English

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dejectedadjective

 us   /dɪˈdʒek·tɪd/
unhappy, ​disappointed, or ​lackinghope: William ​felt dejected because he had ​sprained his ​ankle and had to ​sit out the ​game.
dejection
noun [U]  us   /dɪˈdʒek·ʃən/
(Definition of dejected from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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