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abatido
adj. depressed; miserable, dejected; contemptible, despicable; pressed down
 
abatir
v. demolish, tear down; fell, chop down (a tree); shoot down, cause an aircraft to fall; lower, drop; depress, make sad; humiliate, degrade
 
abatirse
v. drop, fall; swoop, sweep down from the sky; be depressed

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abatido
adj. depressed, downcast, low spirited, dispirited, woebegone, despondent, dismal, down, dejected, haggard
 
abater
v. slaughter, reduce, abate, lower; deject, dishearten; depress, sink; discount, prostrate; lay

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abatido
(adj.) = disheartened ; depressed ; abject ; despondent ; abjected ; dispirited ; hipped ; dejected ; downcast ; low-spirited ; in low spirits ; out of spirits.
Ex: This paper describes a case study where a proposal by the city manager to cut the budget of the public library by 40% has left the library director very disheartened.
Ex: As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.
Ex: Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
Ex: Perhaps those who come from the smaller nations feel even more despondent about their plight.
Ex: In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
Ex: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: 'Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
Ex: Barefoot, unkempt, malnourished and dejected, they fend not only for themselves, but for their families as well by scavenging in garbage dumps.
Ex: The poor little Grub was more confused than ever and he looked so downcast that the Frog took pity on him.
Ex: She replied that she could not imagine what it was that made her so low-spirited and that she shed tears without knowing why.
Ex: If you have felt in low spirits or sad during the last two weeks put a tick in the third box from the left in the first row.
Ex: It was rather a surprise to her to find Mary alone; but being alone, her being unwell and out of spirits was almost a matter of course.
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* abatidos, los = dismayed, the.
* estar abatido = feel + low.
* sentirse abatido = feel + low.

 
abatir
(v.) = break + Posesivo + spirit ; cast + a pall of gloom over ; defeat ; lay + Nombre + low ; dishearten ; bring down.
Ex: And though it was a terrible tragedy in Madrid, to pull out of Iraq would be to give in to the terrorists, give them and inch and they'll take a mile, we've got to show them that our spirit will not be broken.
Ex: This prolonged dry spell has cast a pall of gloom over the agrochemical business.
Ex: The article is entitled 'Dewey Decimal system defeats Truman! Library cartoons'.
Ex: She suffered frequent flare-ups of widespread inflammation that would lay her low for days on end.
Ex: It is easy to be disheartened by the negative flow of news, but the strength of our labor market should bolster the confidence of our outlook.
Ex: I've been reading shocking 'reports' for several days now explaining that 'malware brought down a Spanish jet'.
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* abatirse = come to + pieces ; fall to + pieces ; swoop ; fall to + bits.
* abatirse sobre = bear down on.



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