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disheartened
Definition:
made less hopeful or enthusiastic; as, their lack of interest disheartened the instructor.

Synonyms:

adjective
crestfallen
sad, in a funk, taken down, cast down, chapfallen, ass in a sling, down in dumps, down in the dumps, singing the blues.
defeated
beaten.
dejected
anguished, anxious, blue, contemplative, dejected, despairing, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, doleful, dolorous, downhearted, dreary, gloomy, glum, grim, heartbroken, joyless, lachrymose, melancholy, miserable, moody, morose, mournful, overcome, pensive, plaintive, sad, sullen, wistful, woebegone, woeful, wretched, mopey, atrabilious, broody, depressed, discouraged, Mopish, all torn up, bummed out, down in mouth, in the pits, shot down.
depressed
despondent, low.
disappointed
dashed, disappointed, disconcerted, disillusioned, thwarted, crestfallen, discouraged.
downcast
in pain, down-in-the-mouth.
fearful
afraid.
heartsick
heartsick.
hopeless
bleak, cheerless, desperate, dismal, forlorn, hopeless, pessimistic, spiritless, anguished, dejected, depressed, despairing, despondent, discouraged, dispirited, downhearted, gloomy, glum, melancholy, miserable, morose.
low
lower, low-down, lowdown, down and out.
panicky
fearsome.
noun
disheartened
demoralised, demoralized, discouraged, pessimistic.
verb
de-motivated
curbed, frustrated, impeded, paralyzed, stifled, Hampered, Hindered, Throttled, de-motivated.
dejected
dismayed.
disappointed
dashed, disappointed, disconcerted, discouraged, disillusioned, thwarted.
dissuaded
admonished, banned, barred, checked, chilled, daunted, depressed, discouraged, disinclined, diverted, inhibited, intimidated, restrained, Averted, Dampened, Deflected, Derailed, Deterred, Dissuaded, Prevented.
Examples of usage:
  1. However, although grievously disheartened, I was not subdued. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. " Red Dog is dead- the Kiowas have killed him," cried the disheartened Cheyennes. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  3. We trust that they will not be disheartened by any discouragements or obstacles. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  4. He was born at Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1837, the son of a stone- mason, who, disheartened and worn out by business reverses, died when the boy was only four years old. – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson
  5. Everywhere he heard of El Dorado, but it was always receding farther and farther, until his men became so disheartened that he had to rouse them by saying that they would be shamed before their comrades if they gave up so easily. – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway

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