Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dispirit

1 sense of dispirit

Sense 1
depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise -- (lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her")
       => discourage -- (deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged)

Antonyms of adj dispirited

2 senses of dispirited

Sense 1
dispirited, listless -- (marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation")

INDIRECT (VIA spiritless) -> spirited -- (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)

Sense 2
gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down (predicate), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited -- (filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted")

INDIRECT (VIA dejected) -> elated -- (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited")

Similarity of adj dispirited

2 senses of dispirited

Sense 1
dispirited, listless -- (marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; "a dispirited and divided Party"; "reacted to the crisis with listless resignation")
       => spiritless (vs. spirited) -- (lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism")

Sense 2
gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down (predicate), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited -- (filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted")
       => dejected (vs. elated) -- (affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful")

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