be in low spirits

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be in low spirits

To be unhappy or sad. Ellen's been in low spirits ever since she found out she didn't get the lead in the school play.
See also: low, spirit

be in high/low ˈspirits

(also in good/poor ˈspirits) be happy and cheerful/sad and miserable: John was in rather low spirits all evening. ▶ ˌhigh-ˈspirited, ˌlow-ˈspirited adj.: high-spirited children
See also: high, low, spirit