"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.