dejection
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈdʒɛkʃən/
  • (America) IPA: /dəˈdʒɛkʃən/
Noun

dejection

  1. A state of melancholy or depression; low spirits, the blues.
  2. The act of humbling or abasing oneself.
    • Bishop Pearson
      Adoration implies submission and dejection.
  3. A low condition; weakness; inability.
    • Arbuthnot
      a dejection of appetite
  4. (medicine, archaic) Defecation or feces.
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