crestfallen


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  • adj

Synonyms for crestfallen

Synonyms for crestfallen

brought low in spirit

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Eight crestfallen creatures stood upon the shore, and O, to think of it
It is rumored that Prince Vasili played a very despicable part in this affair and that he returned to Petersburg quite crestfallen.
At first I deemed this to be uncommon nonsense, but as I considered I saw that she was probably right again, and I gazed crestfallen at this very clever woman.
I couldn't help it," returned the other, rather crestfallen.
It was a crestfallen gentleman who rode forth from the castle of Torn a half hour later and spurred rapidly his head a more civil tongue.
Then his horse came in and he held out his hand to the crestfallen jockey, whilst with his left he patted Iris's head.
Then he saw Bill, standing amid the dogs, half triumphant, half crestfallen, in one hand a stout club, in the other the tail and part of the body of a sun-cured salmon.
I was going to do it so nicely, and those stupid hens spoilt it all," said Rose, quite crestfallen, as well as much shaken.
I could hardly keep from smiling at his crestfallen face when he finally snapped the case to and handed it back.
The crestfallen Mr Lenville made an expiring effort to obtain revenge by sending a boy into the gallery to hiss, but he fell a sacrifice to popular indignation, and was promptly turned out without having his money back.
He noticed my companion, and became crestfallen all at once.
He looked so crestfallen and abashed that I felt quite sorry, though I still thought my rebuke a just and wise one.
Poor Joe is sadly crestfallen, and fumbles in his pocket for the other half- sovereign, but the old gamester won't have it.
Yes, I have," she answered slowly, and I could have laughed aloud at his crestfallen visage.
After this vigorous allocution, to one of which sort Lord Steyne treated his "Hareem" whenever symptoms of insubordination appeared in his household, the crestfallen women had nothing for it but to obey.