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
He was disheartened by their hostile reaction.
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary
choked, crestfallen, crushed, daunted, dejected, depressed, disappointed, discouraged, dismayed, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, sick as a parrot (informal)
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