disheartened meaning, disheartened definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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If you are disheartened, you feel disappointed about something and have less confidence or less hope about it than you did before.      adj   usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ by n   (=discouraged)  
He was disheartened by their hostile reaction.     
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choked, crestfallen, crushed, daunted, dejected, depressed, disappointed, discouraged, dismayed, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, sick as a parrot     (informal)  

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