de-, 向下。-ject, 扔，投掷，词源同abject, project.即扔下来的，沮丧的。
- dejected (adj.)
- "depressed at heart," 1580s, past participle adjective from deject. Related: Dejectedly (1610s).
- 1. Everyone has days when they feel dejected or down.
- 2. She looked so dejected when she lost the game.
- 3. A man used to vicissitudes is not easily dejected.
- 4. Peter was dejected his confidence in tatters.
- 5. She looked sorrowful and dejected.
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