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de·flate / diˈflāt/ • v. 1. [tr.] let air or gas out of (a tire, balloon, or similar object). ∎  [intr.] be emptied of air or gas. 2. cause (someone) to suddenly lose confidence or feel less important: [as adj.] (deflated) the news left him feeling utterly deflated. ∎  reduce the level of (an emotion or feeling): her anger was deflated. 3. Econ. bring about a general reduction of price levels in (an economy). DERIVATIVES: de·fla·tor / -tər/ n.

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deflate XIX. f. DE- 6 + -flate of INFLATE.

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