crestfallen

  • 1 Crestfallen — EP de Anathema Publicación 1992 Grabación 1992 Género(s) Death/doom Duración 33:26 …

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  • 2 Crestfallen — Crest fall en ( f?l n), a. 1. With hanging head; hence, dispirited; dejected; cowed. [1913 Webster] Let it make thee crestfullen; Ay, and allay this thy abortive pride. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 crestfallen — index disappointed, disconsolate, lugubrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 crestfallen — 1580s, pp. adj., but crestfall (v.) is recorded only from 1610s, in ref. to diseased horses, and is rare. It s possible that the image behind the use of the word is of horses, not cocks as often is asserted …

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  • 5 crestfallen — [adj] disappointed ass in a sling*, blue, cast down, chapfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps*, in a funk*, inconsolable, low, sad, singing… …

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  • 6 crestfallen — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sad and disappointed. ORIGIN originally referring to an animal with a fallen or drooping crest …

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  • 7 crestfallen — [krest′fôl΄ən] adj. 1. with drooping crest or bowed head 2. dejected, disheartened, or humbled …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 crestfallen — crest|fal|len [ˈkrestˌfo:lən US ˌfo:l ] adj looking disappointed and upset ▪ He came back looking crestfallen …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 crestfallen — [[t]kre̱stfɔːlən[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you look crestfallen, you look sad and disappointed about something …

    English dictionary

  • 10 crestfallen — adjective disappointed especially because you have failed to do something: The kids came back from the game looking crestfallen …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 crestfallen — adjective he was crestfallen after his mediocre performance at the tryouts Syn: downhearted, downcast, despondent, disappointed, disconsolate, disheartened, discouraged, dispirited, dejected, depressed, desolate, in the doldrums, sad, glum,… …

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

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

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  • 14 crestfallen — adjective /ˈkrɛstfɔːlən,ˈkrɛstfɑlən/ a) Sad because of a recent disappointment. b) Depressed. Syn: disappointed, disillusioned, blue, dejected, despondent, depressed, downcast …

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  • 15 crestfallen — Synonyms and related words: abashed, ashamed, baffled, balked, betrayed, bilked, blasted, blighted, blushing, brooding, broody, chagrined, chapfallen, crossed, crushed, dashed, defeated, disappointed, dished, disillusioned, dissatisfied, dumpish …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 crestfallen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. abashed, dejected. See dejection. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. discouraged, dejected, disheartened, chagrined; see sad 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. disappointed, dejected, down, depressed,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 crestfallen — crest|fall|en [ krest,fɔlən ] adjective sad and disappointed, especially when something has not succeeded …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 crestfallen — adj. dejected; sad; disappointed …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 crestfallen — adjective sad and disappointed. Origin C16: orig. with ref. to an animal with a fallen or drooping crest …

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  • 20 crestfallen — a. Discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, depressed, dejected, desponding, chap fallen, melancholy, sad, down hearted, downcast, cast down, low spirited, in low spirits …

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