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dejection Explained

dejection at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

120 Moby Thesaurus words for "dejection":
BM, Schmerz, Slough of Despond, abstraction, abulia, alienation,
anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy,
blank despondency, bloody flux, blues, bouderie, bowel movement,
catatonic stupor, catharsis, compulsion, crap, death wish,
defecation, dejecta, dejectedness, dejecture, depression, despair,
desperation, despondency, despondentness, detachment, diarrhea,
discharge, discouragement, disheartenment, dispiritedness,
down trip, downcastness, downer, downheartedness, drooping spirits,
dumpishness, dysentery, effluent, egesta, ejecta, ejectamenta,
ejection, elation, emotionalism, euphoria, evacuation, excrement,
excreta, excretes, extravasate, extravasation, exudate, exudation,
flux, folie du doute, glumness, grimness, grumness, heartlessness,
hopelessness, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, indifference,
insensibility, lethargy, lientery, loose bowels, low spirits,
lowness, lowness of spirit, malaise, mania, melancholia,
melancholy, mental distress, moodiness, moodishness, mopishness,
moroseness, movement, obsession, oppression,
pathological indecisiveness, pessimism, preoccupation, psychalgia,
psychomotor disturbance, purgation, purge, runs,
self-destructive urge, shit, shits, sinking heart, spiritlessness,
stool, stupor, suicidal despair, sulkiness, sullenness, surliness,
taedium vitae, tic, transudate, transudation, trots, turistas,
twitching, unresponsiveness, voidance, waste, waste matter,
weariness of life, withdrawal

dejection at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Excretion): excretion, discharge, emanation, exhalation, exudation, extrusion, secretion, effusion, extravasation, evacuation, dejection, bowel movement.

[N] (Melancholy): dejection, dejectedness, depression, melancholy, sadness, melancholia, blues, dumps, doldrums.

[N] (Boredom): weariness, lassitude, fatigue, drowsiness, tedium, dejection, boredom, ennui, tediousness, monotony.

[N] (Hopelessness): hopelessness, despair, desperation, despondency, depression, dejection, pessimism, desolation, resignation, surrender.

dejection at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] a feeling of unhappiness and disappointment:
She sat in the corner in utter dejection.

Dejection at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dejection \De*jec"tion\, n. [L. dejectio a casting down: cf. F.
d['e]jection.]
1. A casting down; depression. [Obs. or Archaic] --Hallywell.

2. The act of humbling or abasing one's self.

Adoration implies submission and dejection. --Bp.
Pearson.

3. Lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune;
mental depression; melancholy.

What besides, Of sorrow, and dejection, and despair,
Our frailty can sustain, thy tidings bring.
--Milton.

4. A low condition; weakness; inability. [R.]

A dejection of appetite. --Arbuthnot.

5. (Physiol.)
(a) The discharge of excrement.
(b) F[ae]ces; excrement. --Ray.

dejection at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dejection
n 1: a state of melancholy depression
2: solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels [syn: {fecal
matter}, {faecal matter}, {feces}, {faeces}, {BM}, {stool},
{ordure}]

dejection at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » dejectio||a casting down|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈdʒɛkʃən/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /dəˈdʒɛkʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /d@"dZEkS@n/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛkʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • a state of melancholy or depression; low spirits, the blues
    1. The act of humbling or abasing oneself.
    2. : Adoration implies submission and dejection. — Bishop Pearson.
    3. A low condition; weakness; inability.
    4. : A dejection of appetite. — Arbuthnot.
    5. Inter: medicine » archaic Defecation or feces.
    6. Inter: quote-book »


    |year=1855
    |year_published=
    |publisher=Linday & Blakiston
    |author=Austin Flint
    |title=Clinical Reports on Continued Fever Based on Analyses of One Hundred and Sixty-Four Cases
    |section=First Clinical Report on Continued Fever, Based on an Analysis of Forty-Two Cases
    |url=http://books.google.com/books?id=u_wRAAAAYAAJ&dq=dejection
    |pageurl=http://books.google.com/books?id=u_wRAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA47&dq=dejection
    |page=39
    |passage=No dejection since his entrance, nor has he passed urine.
    1. Inter: quote-book »


    |year=1861
    |year_published=2010
    |publisher=Applewood Books
    |author=James Jackson
    |title=Another Letter to a Young Physician
    |section=Note I. John Lowell
    |url=http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=usPFfQCrZmcC&dq=dejections
    |pageurl=http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=usPFfQCrZmcC&pg=PA103&dq=dejections
    |isbn=9781429044141
    |page=103
    |passage=His dejections were frequent, loose, changing in character from hour to hour, made up of undigested food, of mucus and watery fluid, varying in color, mostly green, and never healthy in consistence, color, or odor.
    1. Inter: quote-book »


    |year=1921
    |year_published=2000
    |publisher=B. Jain Publishers
    |edition=2nd edition
    |author=Charles Signmund Raue
    |title=Diseases of Children - Homeopathic Treatment
    |section=Chapter IX Diseases of the Intestines
    |url=http://books.google.com/books?id=FTfWiens6csC&dq=dejections
    |pageurl=http://books.google.com/books?id=FTfWiens6csC&pg=PA206&dq=dejections
    |isbn=9788170211761
    |pages=205-206
    |passage=Chorera infantum may begin as an attack of acute indigestion, or, what is more frequently the case, suddenly, with severe vomiting and copious dejections, high fever and rapid prostration.

    Synonyms

    * Inter: sense » defecation or feces excrement, bowel movement

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » a state of melancholy or depression
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|униние|n
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|modløshed|c, Inter: t- » da|nedtrykthed|c
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|masentuneisuus, Inter: t- » fi|alakuloisuus
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|abattement|m
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|דכדוך|tr=dikhdókh|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|deiezione|f
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|슬픔|n|tr=seulpeum|sc=Hang
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|przygnębienie|n, Inter: t- » pl|strapienie|n
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|уныние|n|tr=unу́nie|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|abatimiento|m, Inter: t+ » es|desaliento|m, Inter: t- » es|desánimo|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » dejection
    Translation: es » dejection
    Translation: eo » dejection
    Translation: fr » dejection
    Translation: ko » dejection
    Translation: kn » dejection
    Translation: hu » dejection
    Translation: mg » dejection
    Translation: my » dejection
    Translation: pl » dejection
    Translation: ru » dejection
    Translation: ta » dejection
    Translation: te » dejection
    Translation: vi » dejection
    Translation: zh » dejection

    déjection at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==French==

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=dejection
  • Inter: medicine » lang=fr dejection, defecation

  • Translation: et » déjection
    Translation: fr » déjection
    Translation: ko » déjection
    Translation: io » déjection
    Translation: vi » déjection