Pronunciation of Crestfallen
/kɹˈɛstfɔːlən/, /kɹˈɛstfɔːlən/, /k_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_t_f_ɔː_l_ə_n/
Synonyms for crestfallen:
Other synonyms and related words:
low, joyless, brokenhearted, mournful, hangdog, miserable, heavyhearted, unsatisfied, glum, discontented, heartbroken, unhappy, sorrowful, sad, disillusioned, downcast, cast down, heartsick, woebegone, dissatisfied, inconsolable, Saddened, Gutted, melancholic, down, downhearted, disconsolate, heartsore, shamefaced, sorry, woeful, depressed, gloomy, discouraged, doleful, bad, melancholy, blue, low-spirited, forlorn, disappointed, wretched, droopy, ashamed, despondent.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for crestfallen:
- Maitland, crestfallen, offered his hand; the tips of her fingers touched his palm lightly as she jumped in. - "The Brass Bowl", Louis Joseph Vance.
- They drove down to the court at half- past ten, accompanied by the swelling Reynolds and the visibly crestfallen chaplain, and escorted by the inevitable javelin- men, who swarmed about the place all day under the pretext of keeping order. - "The Queen Against Owen", Allen Upward.