Definition of In low spirits

1. Adverb. In a dejected manner. "When she came back Sophie and Esther were sitting dejectedly in the kitchen"

Exact synonyms: Dejectedly
Partainyms: Dejected

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Low Spirits

in laymen's terms
in league
in league(p)
in length(p)
in lieu
in lieu of
in light of
in like wise
in line
in litteris
in living memory
in loco
in loco parentis
in love
in love with
in low spirits (current term)
in medias res
in memoriam
in memorium
in moderation
in my opinion
in name
in name only
in no time
in no uncertain terms
in no way
in no way, shape, or form
in nubibus
in office
in on

Literary usage of In low spirits

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"The French Ji rait donee- tai'iit means precisely the same thing: " I go softly," because I am indisposed, out of sorts, or in low spirits. Softy. ..."

2. Letters and Correspondence of John Henry Newman During His Life in the by John Henry Newman (1891)
"you were in low spirits. Come down and pay me your promised visit. Country air, novelty, superb scenery, and relaxation from intense and overwhelming study ..."

3. Life of John, Lord Campbell, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain by John Campbell Campbell, Hardcastle (Mary Scarlett Campbell) (1881)
"... Answers Cases for Marryat—Second Circuit—Sessions at Guildford —in low spirits at the end of his First Year at the l!ar—Agreement with ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"... cast down, disheartened, downhearted, desponding, despondent, blue, crestfallen, low-spirited, in low spirits. Chaplet, я. Garland, wreath, coronal. ..."

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