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She was _______ after she lost the job which she held for 25 years
Despondant (ADJ)
(Despond, Despondence, despondently...ing)
(desparing EXTREMELY dejected)
The worst negitive feeling you can have
After the team lost the game, the atmosphere in the locker room was _______.
Morose (ADJ)
(MOROSELY, MOROSENESS)
(glomy, glum, sullen)
Low morale, crabby
He was _______ when he discovered he had failed the exam.
Downcast (ADJ) (Downcastness)
despressed, dispirited, dejected
physical glumness
The _______ dorm room lacked all of the luxuries of home.
Austere (ADJ) (AUSTERELY, AUSTERITY)
morally strict; simple
Amish life is _______
The _______ of the orphanage resulted in a morose atmoshphere
Privation (N) (usually plural)
Hardship or lack; absences of quality
no quality
The ________ he suffered caused him to become despondent.
Tribulation (N) (often "trial and tribulation")
distress, suffering, trouble, misery
Reprocussions of a bad event
Jem and Scout had ______ about Boo Radley.
Misgiving (N) (MIsgive, Misgivingly)
a feeling of doubt, fear, or suspicion
Suspicions
His father told him he would ________ the day he dropped out of school.
Rue (V) (Rueful, Ruefully)
to feel remorse, repentance, or regret
feel bad later
The girl _______ at the sight of the coffin
Recoil (V) (Usually through fear, shock, or disgust)
to fall or draw back; to shrink back
jump
She was _______ during her recovery from her operation.
Languid (ADJ) (Languish, Languidly, Languor, Langusing)
Weak, sluggish, dull; lacking vigor or spirit
Tired
His despondency was the result of a life full of _______.
Mischance (N) (NONE)
Misfourtune, bad luck; an unfortunate accident.
Bad luck
A ________ erupted when the doors to the concert hall were locked.
Melee (N)
A confused struggle or fight; confused mingling together.
Hand to hand
A fire drill in the middle of a test can _______ both students and teachers.
Disconcert (V) (Disconcerting)
to CONFUSE, DISTURB, frustrate, upset, embarrass
confuse
He was _______ when he was caught cheating on a test.
Abash (V) (Abashment, Unabashed)
to EMBARRASS, make ASHAMED; disconcert
embarrasing
Our monthly plan once again became _______ as a result of the many assemblies
Derange (V) (Derangement)
to disarrange, upset, or throw into into confusion
confused
The stress of a difficult job may cause a person to feel _______.
Harass (V)
to trouble, worry, annoy, torment; attack repeatedly.
bother