Definitions

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  • adjective brought low in spirit.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of deflate.

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  • adjective brought low in spirit

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Examples

  • Meanwhile, people try to avoid borrowing when they know they have to repay loans in deflated dollars. —

    The Sunday Word: Obama Raises Jobs Target - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • And the Nuggets, deflated from a loss at Utah 24 hours earlier, didn't.

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - New Jersey vs. Denver

  • His last bleak phrase deflated any reciprocal anger I might have summoned.

    The Moor

  • His last bleak phrase deflated any reciprocal anger I might have summoned.

    A Letter of Mary

  • Obama, who earlier was described as deflated by the sudden turn that has seen his popularity drop, called for a bipartisan approach to this and other contentious bills.

    The Guardian World News

  • Obama, who earlier was described as deflated by the sudden turn that has seen his popularity drop, called for a bipartisan approach to this and other contentious bills.

    The Guardian World News

  • '' To get down there and have that opportunity and not come away with any points, that was tough and it kind of deflated us after that. ''

    USATODAY.com

  • ` ` We were pretty solid defensively, but when we missed those easy ones, it kind of deflated us a little bit, '' coach Randy Wittman said.

    USATODAY.com

  • He then projected those 'deflated' figures to claim that the annual inflation rate was 8.4% instead of 20% !

    THE SUN SETS IN THE EAST

  • '' We had that letdown, we didn't get that (second-half) field goal and it kind of deflated us, '' said Kitna, who took over for Palmer and spent most of his time scrambling.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

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