[ UK /diːflˈe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /dɪˈfɫeɪtɪd/ ]
  1. brought low in spirit
    left us fatigued and deflated spiritually
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How To Use deflated In A Sentence

  • These subtotals were deflated using a prices-received index for North Dakota crops obtained from the Agricultural Statistics Service.
  • They deflated the tires slightly to allow the truck to drive under the overpass.
  • Her unexpected acquiescence completely deflated him.
  • '' To get down there and have that opportunity and not come away with any points, that was tough and it kind of deflated us after that. ''
  • Motorists who failed to immobilise their cars, by taking away the rotor arm from the distributor, were liable to find their tyres deflated by the police.
  • Winifred Wood described how her class grew more confident of its military bearing but felt deflated after performing as the honor guard for visiting generals Barton K. Yount and Barney Giles.
  • My stomach deflated and the horrible bloated feeling I had woken with was gone.
  • He was totally deflated by this remark and conceded defeat.
  • It was a stunning loss because one moment it seemed as if we had it won - then, bang, we were deflated.
  • People are expecting profits to reinflate, but I think we've still got a long haul before earnings have deflated to reasonable levels that will allow for decent future growth.
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