crestfallenness
noun see crestfallen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • crestfallenness — See crestfallenly. * * * …   Universalium

  • crestfallenness — crest·fall·en·ness …   English syllables

  • crestfallenness — noun see crestfallen …   Useful english dictionary

  • crestfallen — adjective Date: 1589 1. having a drooping crest or hanging head 2. feeling shame or humiliation ; dejected • crestfallenly adverb • crestfallenness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crestfallen — crestfallenly, adv. crestfallenness, n. /krest faw leuhn/, adj. 1. dejected; dispirited; discouraged. 2. having a drooping crest or head. [1580 90; CREST + FALLEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • dejection — n disheartenment, dispiritedness, low spiritedness, downheartedness, low spirits, downcastness; discouragement, disappointment, crestfallenness, broken heartedness, heartsickness; unhappiness, cheerlessness, glumness, gloominess, dolefulness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • depression — n 1. indentation, dent, dint, dimple, recess; hollow, concavity, cavity, pit, hole; dip, bowl, sink, sink hole, swallow, swallow hole. 2. downheartedness, low spirits, crestfallenness; sadness, melancholy, blues, doldrums. See dejection. 3.(of… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • crestfallen — /ˈkrɛstfɔlən / (say krestfawluhn) adjective 1. dejected; dispirited; depressed. 2. with drooping crest. –crestfallenly, adverb –crestfallenness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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