Definition of low-spirited in English:



  • Sad and despondent; depressed.

    ‘he was a bit low-spirited’
    • ‘Liz at this point was a bit low-spirited and asked her Mum for advice.’
    • ‘I felt a little bit low-spirited after my first attempt but decided to cheer myself up, and headed for the head office of one of the biggest commercial banks in town.’
    • ‘I have had a slight feverish attack for the last few days, and I feel ill, or rather I feel low-spirited.’
    • ‘Afterwards, I realised there were some signs - his eating patterns and sleeping patterns had changed and he was a bit low-spirited.’
    depressed, dejected, despondent, downhearted, downcast, low, down, sorrowful, gloomy, glum, unhappy, sad, melancholy, blue, fed up, morose, moody, miserable, dismal, heavy-hearted, mournful, forlorn, woebegone
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