despond[ dih-spond or especially for 2, des-pond ]SEE DEFINITION OF despond
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESPOND
And yet, amidst all my hopes, there are hours when I tremble and despond!
Be comforted; be not dejected; do not despond, my dearest and best-beloved friend.
Should we fail to have news of his capture in Dauphiny, we need not, nevertheless, despond.
Besides, I try to look on the best side, and not to despond.
Suiting the action to the word, he flung his burden into the Slough of Despond.
You will meet with difficulties, but do not despond; to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
A cemetery by the sea, a peak of glory, a slough of despond.
All the world was not limited to the Slough of Despond at her feet.
"Do not despond, sir, I undertake to cure you," said a voice behind.
She had begun to despond of Lilian's recovery, and she infected me with her own alarm.