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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.
Let it make thee crestfullen;
Ay, and allay this thy abortive pride. --Shak.
2. Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging to
one side; -- said of a horse.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated
spiritually" [syn: chapfallen, chopfallen,
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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