Crestfallen

in a Sentence

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Definition of Crestfallen

unhappy about a recent experience

Examples of Crestfallen in a sentence

After losing comrades in battle, several crestfallen soldiers cried in their tents.

When my husband learned his rival had gotten the promotion he wanted, he was crestfallen.

A crestfallen John did not know how to deal with being dumped by his girlfriend.

After the big game, the crestfallen players of the losing team were silent in their misery.

The young politician was crestfallen after not winning the election.

When Jane learned she did not win the scholarship, she was crestfallen and cried for days.

The boxer was crestfallen when the judges announced the scores in his opponent’s favor.

Even though Marvin was crestfallen when Janet left him at the altar, he did not let his misery stop him from going on a date the following weekend.

The little boy was crestfallen when he discovered Santa Claus was not real.

When Evan heard his dream girl had gotten married, he was crestfallen.

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