GRE Word List

CRESTFALLEN

dejected; dispirited

The meaning of the word crestfallen is dejected; dispirited.

Random words

WordMeaning
dintmeans; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
comeuppancedeserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
buffooneryclowning
gamelyin a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
serenitycalmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
antidoteremedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
combustibleeasily burned; N. CF. combustion
carefreefree from worries; having no problems
cresttop (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
deliriummental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious