Dejection

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Dejection->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dejection
dejection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dejectedness
dejectedness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ depression
depression
prosternation|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lowness of spirits
lowness of spirits
depression of spirits
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ weight on the spirits
weight on the spirits
oppression on the spirits
damp on the spirits
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ low spirits
low spirits
bad spirits
drooping spirits
depressed spirits
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ heart sinking
heart sinking
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ heaviness of heart
heaviness of heart
failure of heart
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ heaviness
heaviness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ infestivity
infestivity
gloom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ weariness
weariness
&c. 841
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ taedium vitae
taedium vitae
disgust of life
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ mal du pays
mal du pays
&c.(regret) 833
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ anhedonia
anhedonia
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ melancholy
melancholy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sadness
sadness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ il penseroso
il penseroso
melancholia
dismals
blues
lachrymals
mumps
dumps
blue devils
doldrums
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ vapors
vapors
megrims
spleen
horrors
hypochondriasis
pessimism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ la maladie sans maladie
la maladie sans maladie
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ despondency
despondency
slough of Despond
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ disconsolateness
disconsolateness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ hope deferred
hope deferred
blank despondency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ voiceless woe
voiceless woe
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ prostration of soul
prostration of soul
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ broken heart
broken heart
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ despair
despair
&c. 859
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ cave of despair
cave of despair
cave of Trophonius demureness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gravity
gravity
solemnity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ long face
long face
grave face
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ hypochondriac
hypochondriac
seek sorrow
self-tormentor
heautontimorumenos
malade imaginaire
medecin tant pis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ croaker
croaker
pessimist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ mope
mope
mopus
=>(Cause of dejection)
GRP: \\ N \\ Cause of dejection
Sgm: \\ N \\ Cause of dejection \\ affliction
affliction
&c. 830
Sgm: \\ N \\ Cause of dejection \\ sorry sight
sorry sight
Sgm: \\ N \\ Cause of dejection \\ memento mori
memento mori
Sgm: \\ N \\ Cause of dejection \\ damper
damper
wet blanket
Job's comforter
PARAG:Dejection->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be dejected
be dejected
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ grieve
grieve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ mourn
mourn
&c.(lament) 839
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take on
take on
give way
lose heart
despond
droop
sink
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lower
lower
look downcast
frown
pout
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hang down the head
hang down the head
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pull a long face
pull a long face
make a long face
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ laugh on the wrong side of the mouth
laugh on the wrong side of the mouth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ grin a ghastly smile
grin a ghastly smile
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ look blue
look blue
look like a drowned man
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lay to heart
lay to heart
take to heart
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ mope
mope
brood over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fret
fret
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sulk
sulk
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ pine
pine
pine away
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ yearn
yearn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ repine
repine
&c.(regret) 833
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ despair
despair
&c. 859
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ refrain from laughter
refrain from laughter
keep one's countenance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ be grave
be grave
look grave
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ repress a smile
repress a smile
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ depress
depress
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ discourage
discourage
dishearten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ dispirit
dispirit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ damp
damp
dull
deject
lower
sink
dash
knock down
unman
prostrate
break one's heart
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ frown upon
frown upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cast a gloom
cast a gloom
cast a shade on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ sadden
sadden
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ damp one's hopes
damp one's hopes
dash one's hopes
wither one's hopes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ weigh on the mind
weigh on the mind
lie heavy on the mind
prey on the mind
weigh on the spirits
lie heavy on the spirits
prey on the spirits
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ damp the spirits
damp the spirits
depress the spirits
PARAG:Dejection->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cheerless
cheerless
joyless
spiritless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncheerful
uncheerful
uncheery
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unlively
unlively
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unhappy
unhappy
&c. 828
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ melancholy
melancholy
dismal
somber
dark
gloomy
triste
clouded
murky
lowering
frowning
lugubrious
funereal
mournful
lamentable
dreadful
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dreary
dreary
flat
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dull
dull
dull as a beetle
dull as ditchwater
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ depressing
depressing
&c.->V.
=>melancholy as a gib cat
melancholy as a gib cat
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ oppressed with melancholy
oppressed with melancholy
a prey to melancholy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ downcast
downcast
downhearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ down in the mouth
down in the mouth
down in one
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ s luck
s luck
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ heavy-hearted
heavy-hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in the dumps
in the dumps
in the suds
in the sulks
in the doldrums
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in doleful dumps
in doleful dumps
in bad humor
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sullen
sullen
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mumpish
mumpish
dumpish
mopish
moping
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ moody
moody
glum
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sulky
sulky
&c.(discontented) 832
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ out of sorts
out of sorts
out of humor
out of heart
out of spirits
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ ill at ease
ill at ease
low spirited
in low spirits
a cup too low
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ weary
weary
&c. 841
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ discouraged
discouraged
disheartened
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ desponding
desponding
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ chapfallen
chapfallen
chopfallen
jaw fallen
crest fallen
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ sad
sad
pensive
penseroso
tristful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ dolesome
dolesome
doleful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ woebegone
woebegone
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ lachrymose
lachrymose
in tears
melancholic
hypped
hypochondriacal
bilious
jaundiced
atrabilious
saturnine
splenetic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ lackadaisical
lackadaisical
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ serious
serious
sedate
staid
stayed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ grave as a judge
grave as a judge
grave as an undertaker
grave as a mustard pot
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ sober
sober
solemn
demure
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ grim
grim
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ grim-faced
grim-faced
grim-visaged
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ rueful
rueful
wan
long-faced
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ disconsolate
disconsolate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ unconsolable
unconsolable
inconsolable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ forlorn
forlorn
comfortless
desolate
desole
sick at heart
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ soul sick
soul sick
heart sick
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ au desespoir
au desespoir
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ in despair
in despair
&c. 859
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ lost
lost
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ overcome
overcome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ broken down
broken down
borne down
bowed down
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ heartstricken
heartstricken
&c.(mental suffering) 828
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ cut up
cut up
dashed
sunk
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ unnerved
unnerved
unmanned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ down fallen
down fallen
downtrodden
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ broken-hearted
broken-hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ careworn
careworn
PARAG:Dejection->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with a long face
with a long face
with tears in one's eyes
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ sadly
sadly
&c.->Adj.

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  • déjection — [ deʒɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1538; lat. méd. dejectio « action de jeter dehors » 1 ♦ Méd. Évacuation des matières fécales par l intestin. Plur. (Plus cour.) Les matières évacuées. ⇒ excrément. Le guano est formé de déjections d oiseaux. 2 ♦ Géol.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dejection — De*jec tion, n. [L. dejectio a casting down: cf. F. d[ e]jection.] 1. A casting down; depression. [Obs. or Archaic] Hallywell. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of humbling or abasing one s self. [1913 Webster] Adoration implies submission and dejection …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dejection — early 15c., from O.Fr. dejection abjection, depravity; casting down and directly from L. dejectionem (nom. dejectio), noun of action from pp. stem of dejicere to cast down (see DEJECT (Cf. deject)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dejection — (v. lat.), Ausstoßung; 1) (Med.), Durchfall; daher Dejectorium, Abführungsmittel; 2) (Rechtsw.), Ausstoßung, die gewaltsame Entsetzung aus dem Besitz …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dejection — Dejection, lat., in der Medicin: Durchfall; in der Rechtssprache: Verstoßung, Entsetzung; dejiciren, ausstoßen, vertreiben …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • dejection — index depression, dissatisfaction, pessimism, prostration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • déjection — DÉJECTION. sub. fém. Terme de Médecine. Les excrémens, les selles d un malade. Les déjections marquent que sa maladie sera longue …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • dejection — depression, melancholy, melancholia, gloom, *sadness, blues, dumps Analogous words: despondency, hopelessness, forlornness, despair, desperation (see under DESPONDENT) Antonyms: exhilaration …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • dejection — Dejection. s. f. v. Terme de Medecine, les excremens, les selles d un malade. Ses decoctions marquent que sa maladie sera longue …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • dejection — ► NOUN ▪ sadness or low sprits. ORIGIN Latin, from deicere throw down …   English terms dictionary

  • dejection — [dē jek′shən, dijek΄shən] n. [ME dejeccioun < L dejectio: see DEJECT] 1. lowness of spirits; depression 2. Med. a) defecation b) feces; excrement …   English World dictionary

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