HyperDic: dispirit

English > 1 sense of the word dispirit:
VERBemotiondispirit, depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, demoralize, demoraliselower someone's spirits
English > dispirit: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaninglower someone's spirits; make downhearted.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will dispirit him
Synonymsdepress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, demoralize, demoralise
Narrowerchilldepress or discourage
Broaderdiscouragedeprive of courage or hope
Oppositeelate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
Spanishabatir, deprimir, desalentar, desanimar, desmoralizar, espantar
Catalanabatre, deprimir, desanimar, descoratjar, desmoralitzar

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