Low-spirited Low"-spir`it*ed, a. Deficient in animation and courage; dejected; depressed; dispirited; not sprightly.

Syn: depressed, dispirited, down(predicate), downcast, downhearted, low. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] -- {Low"-spir`it*ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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