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 for crestfallen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crestfallen \Crest"fall`en\ (-f?l`'n), a.
     1. With hanging head; hence, dispirited; dejected; cowed.
        [1913 Webster]
              Let it make thee crestfullen;
              Ay, and allay this thy abortive pride. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging to
        one side; -- said of a horse.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated
             spiritually" [syn: chapfallen, chopfallen,
             crestfallen, deflated]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "crestfallen":
     abashed, ashamed, baffled, balked, betrayed, bilked, blasted,
     blighted, blushing, brooding, broody, chagrined, chapfallen,
     crossed, crushed, dashed, defeated, disappointed, dished,
     disillusioned, dissatisfied, dumpish, embarrassed, foiled,
     frustrated, glum, grum, hangdog, humbled, humiliated, ill done-by,
     ill-served, let down, long-faced, moodish, moody, mopey, moping,
     mopish, morose, mortified, mumpish, out of countenance, red-faced,
     regretful, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sorely disappointed,
     soured, sulky, sullen, thwarted

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