from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Dispirited and depressed; dejected.
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- adj. Sad because of a recent disappointment.
- adj. Depressed.
- adj. Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging to one side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. With hanging head; hence, dispirited; dejected; cowed.
- adj. Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging to one side; -- said of a horse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dejected; bowed; chagrined; dispirited; spiritless.
- In the manège, having the upper part of the neck hanging to one side: said of a horse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. brought low in spirit
The little man crept crestfallen from the tent, his lingering steps quickened by a threatening gesture on the part of the Chief.
For me personally, this abundance of shoes makes me instantly recall the crestfallen shock Carrie Bradshaw feels when she realizes she has spent $40,000 on shoes and still rents an apartment.
"Mr. Pulikovsky wrote, recalling crestfallen faces on the Siberian hosts at the arrival of the Russian meat dumplings."
His first "crestfallen" reaction to the exit poll was to say: "That can't be right."
I also believe Johnson was crestfallen about leaving the presidency.
I struggle my way back outside and breathe the crisp night air, crestfallen.
Ferran looks simultaneously annoyed and crestfallen.
The parents were mere bystanders and they were crestfallen, while the kids who actually did battle, the winners and the losers, were already over it.
In a crestfallen tone, she said, “You want me to … wait?”
Everyone was crestfallen and drinking, even my grandma.