crestfallen


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Synonyms for crestfallen

Synonyms for crestfallen

brought low in spirit

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I stood before her crushed, crestfallen, revoltingly confused, and I believe I smiled as I did my utmost to wrap myself in the skirts of my ragged wadded dressing-gown--exactly as I had imagined the scene not long before in a fit of depression.
It is rumored that Prince Vasili played a very despicable part in this affair and that he returned to Petersburg quite 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 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.
BORIS Johnson is a bit crestfallen after a Tory fundraising auction attracted just two bids for a private dinner with him.
Meanwhile, Doug is crestfallen when Diane admits she's booked a cruise without him.
JUVENTUS goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was crestfallen after seeing his Champions League dream snatched away.
AND Clive Woodward, as Britain's rugby sevens consoled their crestfallen, defeated opponents Argentina: "These are great pictures and you have to feel so, so sorry for Argentina.
BRUSSEL ROUT Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku celebrate with Irish crestfallen and, left, boss Martin O'Neill
Crestfallen Harry, 31, a former Army captain, replied: "I was told not to wear a tie and then you all turn up wearing them.
Lucas was left crestfallen by the snub and is now considering his options with a possible move to Italy back on the agenda.
Crestfallen ferret fans said the city was acting on overinflated, unfair fears of animals that owners praise as playful, inquisitive pets suitable for apartment life: small, quiet, litter-trainable and able to be caged when no one's home.