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.