Definition of Dispiritedness

1. Noun. A feeling of low spirits. "He felt responsible for her lowness of spirits"




Definition of Dispiritedness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being dispirited. ¹

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Definition of Dispiritedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispiritedness

dispersity
dispersive
dispersive model
dispersively
dispersiveness
dispersivities
dispersivity
dispersoid
dispersoids
disphenoid
disphenoids
dispireme
dispirit
dispirited
dispiritedly
dispiritedness (current term)
dispiriting
dispiritingly
dispiritment
dispiritments
dispirits
dispise
dispised
dispises
dispising
dispiteous
dispiteously
dispiteousness
displace
displaceability

Literary usage of Dispiritedness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"certain dispiritedness and foreboding of disaster in the Persian camp. An anecdote told by one of the guests at a Theban banquet was thought to illustrate ..."

2. The Monthly Review (1843)
"She soon resumed, in a great degree, her former good habits, but still there was a little of the dawdle left about her; the remains of the dispiritedness ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"If it had been the response of any one else, its lukewarmness, not to say dispiritedness, would have created some distrust in the hearer; ..."

4. The History of New Hampshire by Jeremy Belknap (1831)
"Frequent complaints were made of the burden of the war, the scarcity of provisions, and the dispiritedness of the people. Once, it is said, in the council ..."

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