Synonyms for Disheartened:


crestfallen (adjective)
dejected (adjective)
dispirited, despairing, glum, depressed, joyless, discouraged, contemplative, dolorous, anxious, sad, grim, downhearted, blue, overcome, plaintive, morose, sullen, anguished, pensive, dejected, wistful, miserable, disconsolate, heartbroken, gloomy, moody, lachrymose, woeful, dreary, mournful, despondent, melancholy.
depressed (adjective)
disappointed (adjective)
dashed, disconcerted, disillusioned, discouraged, thwarted, disappointed.
hopeless (adjective)
hopeless, despondent, dismal, despairing, downhearted, glum, cheerless, forlorn, bleak, melancholy, gloomy, spiritless, dispirited, pessimistic, desperate, dejected, miserable, depressed, discouraged, morose, anguished.


bored, apathetic, listless, unenthusiastic, restless, blase, fed up, world-weary, indifferent, uninspired. disheartened (noun)
demoralised, discouraged, pessimistic, demoralized.


de-motivated (verb)
de-motivated, stifled, paralyzed, Hindered, impeded, Hampered, frustrated, Throttled, curbed.
dejected (verb)
disappointed (verb)
dashed, disconcerted, discouraged, thwarted, disillusioned, disappointed.
dissuaded (verb)
daunted, depressed, chilled, Deflected, Deterred, inhibited, discouraged, Dampened, Dissuaded, intimidated, Derailed, restrained, disinclined, admonished, Prevented, diverted, barred, banned, checked, Averted.

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Other relevant words:
demoralised, unenthusiastic, dashed, demoralized, world-weary.

Usage examples for disheartened

  1. She was sad and disheartened Mr. Lee had not spoken to her since our return; and even her mother was vexed that she should have exposed herself to the storm. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  2. Hunger pressed them, and their ignorance of what Camillus was doing disheartened them; for no one could reach them with news, because the city was strictly watched by Gauls. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  3. The Boy was at a loss, but he was not disheartened nor even cast down. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke