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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crestfallen  \Crest"fall`en\  (-f?l`'n),  a. 
  1.  With  hanging  head;  hence  dispirited;  dejected;  cowed. 
 
  Let  it  make  thee  crestfullen;  Ay  and  allay  this  thy 
  abortive  pride.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Having  the  crest,  or  upper  part  of  the  neck,  hanging  to 
  one  side  --  said  of  a  horse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crestfallen 
  adj  :  brought  low  in  spirit;  "left  us  fatigued  and  deflated 
  spiritually"  [syn:  {chapfallen},  {chopfallen},  {deflated}] 




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