crestfallen in a sentence

Example sentences for crestfallen

The crestfallen troops finally filed off the field toward their company grounds.
They lingered too long in the saloons, blew their grubstakes, and returned crestfallen to the towns.
At this stage, crestfallen and fearful of what the resistants might do to them, they were a dreary looking lot.
The crestfallen apprentice spent several moments of contrition and then he made up his mind to get out of town.

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