low spirits

low spirits
low spirits PLURAL NOUN sadness and despondency.

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  • Low spirits — Low Low (l[=o]), a. [Compar. {Lower} (l[=o] [ e]r); superl. {Lowest}.] [OE. low, louh, lah, Icel. l[=a]gr; akin to Sw. l[*a]g, Dan. lav, D. laag, and E. lie. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Occupying an inferior position or place;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • low spirits — index damper (depressant), pessimism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • low spirits — /loʊ ˈspɪrəts/ (say loh spiruhts) plural noun a depressed or dejected state of mind: to be in low spirits …  

  • low spirits — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, Slough of Despond, blank despondency, death wish, dejectedness, dejection, depression, despair, despondency, despondentness, discouragement, disheartenment, dispiritedness, down trip, downcastness, downer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • low spirits — plural noun sadness and despondency. Derivatives low spirited adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • low spirits — state of being in a bad mood, sadness, melancholiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • low spirits — Dejection, dejectedness, depression, despondency, hypochondria, melancholy, hypochondriasis …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • low spirits — noun a state of mild depression • Ant: ↑high • Hypernyms: ↑depression • Hyponyms: ↑dumps, ↑mopes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Low — (l[=o]), a. [Compar. {Lower} (l[=o] [ e]r); superl. {Lowest}.] [OE. low, louh, lah, Icel. l[=a]gr; akin to Sw. l[*a]g, Dan. lav, D. laag, and E. lie. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Low Church — Low Low (l[=o]), a. [Compar. {Lower} (l[=o] [ e]r); superl. {Lowest}.] [OE. low, louh, lah, Icel. l[=a]gr; akin to Sw. l[*a]g, Dan. lav, D. laag, and E. lie. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Occupying an inferior position or place;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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