Meaning of “dejected” in the English Dictionary

"dejected" in British English

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dejectedadjective

uk /dɪˈdʒek.tɪd/ us /dɪˈdʒek.tɪd/
dejectedly
adverb uk /dɪˈdʒek.tɪd.li/ us /dɪˈdʒek.tɪd.li/
dejection
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈdʒek.ʃən/ us /dɪˈdʒek.ʃən/

(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 lacking hope:

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)