[ UK /dɪd‍ʒˈɛkʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
  2. a state of melancholy depression
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How To Use dejection In A Sentence

  • Tiredness might have played its part, but the sense of dejection and depression emanating from the studio clouded the whole broadcast.
  • His legs gave out from under him and he sank to his knees, his whole form shaking, his shoulders slumped with pure dejection.
  • Brit managed a weak smile in Toby's direction, which he returned in equal measures of relief that he wouldn't be alone and dejection that he'd be without the rest of us.
  • They found that those without had thrown fagots enough upon the fire to serve the purpose of light and heat at the same time, and, wrapping themselves in their cloaks, had sat down on the floor, in postures which variously expressed the discomposure and dejection of their minds. Quentin Durward
  • The most glorious moment in your life are not the socalled days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishment. 
  • In the rare moments when the self-reproach would ease up, grief or dejection would engulf him.
  • The most glorious moment in your life are not the socalled days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishment. 
  • How often, gliding by in barrenness, has it cast a shade of unutterable dejection on the dial of a sunless day. Stuart of Dunleath: A Story of Modern Times
  • He did not sprawl loosely in dejection, as had the negro, but he sat with one foot beside the stone and his body leaning half-forward, his muscles tense, like a forest cat awaiting its spring. Plotting in Pirate Seas
  • But, just as there were celebrations, so too was there a feeling of dejection and loss among those who had worked hard to block the bill.
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