Thesaurus / despond
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For myself, I see only difficulties, embarrassment, and poverty in the future; but I despond of nothing.

After the flood of inspiration comes its ebb; the valley of despond, after the heights of Alpine splendor.

Even Webb, Blake and Ray were powerless to pull him out of his despond.

As usual there was an uninviting "slough of despond" in the hollow.

Hence Christian was left to sprawl in the Slough of Despond.

Bunyan's Pilgrim's ProgressSamuel Phillips Day

Such a buoyant and elastic spirit I never saw in man, as is apparent to-day, at the very moment when men usually most despond.

But, whether these cases be few or many, let no one despond.

The lithography is perfect—you must not despond at the failure of one proof-impression.

AloneMarion Harland

Nor must they despond even though no signs of improvement appear for months or years.

It was in the midst of this slow settling into despond that a short note from Lady Rockham arrived like a bombshell.

A Bed of RosesW. L. George

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