Dejected and Heartbroken


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Dejected adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: the dejected players slowly made their way back to the locker room, where they could mourn their defeat in private

Heartbroken is a synonym for dejected in downcast topic. In some cases you can use "Heartbroken" instead an adjective "Dejected".
Nearby Words: dejection, dejectedly, dejecting
Synonyms for Dejected


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Heartbroken adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: not as heartbroken over missing out on the trip to New York as I thought she would be

Dejected is a synonym for heartbroken in upset topic. You can use "Dejected" instead an adjective "Heartbroken", if it concerns topics such as sad, brokenhearted.
Synonyms for Heartbroken

Things that words describes

soul dejected soul heartbroken soul
look dejected look heartbroken look

Both words in one sentence

  • Mostly Mary, who's completely heartbroken (hinting that Stafford is her rebound guy and that the King's rejection makes her feel so dejected she doesn't think she deserves any better than her former servant).
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