DEJECT, v.t. [L. To throw.]1. To cast down; usually, to cast down the countenance; to cause to fall with grief; to make to look sad or grieved, or to express discouragement.But gloomy were his eyes, dejected was his face.2. To depress the spirits; to sink; to dispirit; to discourage; to dishearten.Nor think to die dejects my lofty mind.
DEJECT, a. Cast down; low-spirited.