"It won't work; you never could do it," objected Dixon, with despondent conviction.
I cannot honestly say now whether I ever shared this despondent view or not.
Mournful, despondent, half broken-hearted, she resumed her journey.
With a heavy sigh and a despondent air, Arthur Clennam slowly rose.
They fell into a despondent reverie, with their chins in their bosoms.
But the colonel's despondent look expressed his powerlessness.
He wandered around the house and lights, gloomy, restless and despondent.
The ladies at Manor Cross thought that they saw what was coming, and were despondent.
Alice was so despondent over her financial stress, that she knew not what to do.
He was, consequently, as despondent as ever his predecessor had been.