Part of speech:
(Obsolete) Dreadful; disastrous.
Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.
Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Of or relating to melancholia.
Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
The definition of cheerful is a person or thing that brings joy, humor or good spirits.
To reduce the height of
To undermine the confidence or morale of; dishearten:
To upset or distress:
To cause difficulty or inconvenience to; incommode
To fall, sink, or collapse, esp. suddenly or heavily
To go down slowly; fall or descend gradually
To become less; decrease:
(Typography) To begin (a line or lines) at a greater or lesser distance from the margin; as, to indent the first line of a paragraph one em; to indent the second paragraph two ems more than the first. See indentation, and indention. Normal indent pushes in a line or paragraph. ""hanging indent"" pulls the line out into the margin.
Humble is defined as to lower the condition or position of someone or something.
To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To deprive of strength; make feeble.
To sink down; hang or bend down
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To lower in spirits; deject.
To lessen the price or value of:
To fall to a lower rank or status.
To dash is defined as to move quickly, to destroy or to add elements to something.
To deaden, restrain, or depress:
To feel infatuation with or unrequited love for.
(Archaic) To bargain for
To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem.
To cause to lie flat:
The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
To make or become dull
(Slang) To calm down or relax. Often used with out.
To make timid and submissive by filling with fear or awe; intimidate
The definition of desolate is to abandon or make deserted.
To make or become weary.
To lower the price of:
To press or squeeze tightly or too tightly
To fill with great joy or happiness; delight:
To raise; elevate.
To stir up; instigate:
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To become elevated; soar:
(Law) To help; aid
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
Animate is defined as to bring to life.
To move upwards.
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