I smiled at the despondence in her tone as I extinguished the kerosene lamp-light.
Gloom, silence, and despondence seemed every where to prevail.
To stupify us into despondence, that destruction may certainly seize us?
Out of this mood of despondence I had to lift myself by an act of will.
Of these there was no trace in her eyes, only apathy, weariness, despondence.