Definition of dispirit:
lower, demoralize, debase, pervert, help, bring down, weigh down, dismount, put down, set about, dishearten, misdirect, alarm, get down, swallow, get, vitiate, corrupt, commence, set out, deprave, cast down, begin, take down, depress, subvert, light, discourage, debauch, unhorse, demoralise, profane, appall, press down, start, dismay, get off, start out, write down, sadden, horrify, oppress, let down, appal, deject, set down, happy.
- "Cynthia Wakeham's Money", Anna Katharine Green.
- "The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain", G. A. Henty.
The continuance of the liability after the means to discharge it have been exhausted can only serve to dispirit the debtor; or, where his resources are but partial, the want of power in the Government to compromise and release the demand instigates to fraud as the only resource for securing a support to his family.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.