dampen someone’s spirits

dispirits

dɪˈspɪrɪt

verb

cause (someone) to lose enthusiasm or hope.

the army was dispirited by the uncomfortable winter conditions

dishearten,discourage,demoralize,cast down,make dejected,make downhearted,depress,dismay,disappoint,daunt,deter,unman,unnerve,crush,sap,shake,throw,cow,subdue,undermine,dampen someone’s spirits,bring low,knock sideways,knock the stuffing out of,knock for six,give someone the blues,deject,disheartened,discouraged,demoralized,downcast,low,low-spirited,dejected,downhearted,depressed,disconsolate,crushed,shattered,sapped,shaken,thrown,cowed,subdued,blue,fed up,brassed off,cheesed off,disheartening,depressing,discouraging,disappointing,daunting,disenchanting,demoralizing,unfavourable,inauspicious,off-putting,pessimistic,hopeless,grim,dismal,gloomy,sombre,cheerless,black,morbid,dejecting

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dispirit

dɪˈspɪrɪt

verb

cause (someone) to lose enthusiasm or hope.

the army was dispirited by the uncomfortable winter conditions

dishearten,discourage,demoralize,cast down,make dejected,make downhearted,depress,dismay,disappoint,daunt,deter,unman,unnerve,crush,sap,shake,throw,cow,subdue,undermine,dampen someone’s spirits,bring low,knock sideways,knock the stuffing out of,knock for six,give someone the blues,deject,disheartened,discouraged,demoralized,downcast,low,low-spirited,dejected,downhearted,depressed,disconsolate,crushed,shattered,sapped,shaken,thrown,cowed,subdued,blue,fed up,brassed off,cheesed off,disheartening,depressing,discouraging,disappointing,daunting,disenchanting,demoralizing,unfavourable,inauspicious,off-putting,pessimistic,hopeless,grim,dismal,gloomy,sombre,cheerless,black,morbid,dejecting

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depresses

dɪˈprɛs

verb

make (someone) feel utterly dispirited or dejected.

that first day at school depressed me

make sad,sadden,make unhappy,cast down,get down,make gloomy,make despondent,dispirit,dampen someone’s spirits,break someone’s spirit,dash someone’s hopes,dishearten,demoralize,discourage,daunt,crush,shake,desolate,make desolate,weigh down,weigh heavily on,hang over,oppress,upset,distress,grieve,haunt,harrow,cause suffering to,break someone’s heart,make someone’s heart bleed,bring tears to someone’s eyes,give someone the blues,make someone fed up,knock the stuffing out of,knock for six,knock sideways,deject

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depress

dɪˈprɛs

verb

make (someone) feel utterly dispirited or dejected.

that first day at school depressed me

make sad,sadden,make unhappy,cast down,get down,make gloomy,make despondent,dispirit,dampen someone’s spirits,break someone’s spirit,dash someone’s hopes,dishearten,demoralize,discourage,daunt,crush,shake,desolate,make desolate,weigh down,weigh heavily on,hang over,oppress,upset,distress,grieve,haunt,harrow,cause suffering to,break someone’s heart,make someone’s heart bleed,bring tears to someone’s eyes,give someone the blues,make someone fed up,knock the stuffing out of,knock for six,knock sideways,deject

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