despondence[ dih-spon-duhn-see or dih-spon-duhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF despondence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESPONDENCE
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.
“I told you so,” said Casey, not triumphantly, but rather in a tone of despondence.
My fits of despondence were deeper, and of more frequent recurrence.
The poor woman would not quit the floor, even when, in despondence, she gave over her kneeling importunity.
In the train, her despondence was deepened by the thought of having to give an account of the day's experiences when she arrived.
Even the period of his bashfulness and despondence had a tender charm in looking back at it.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DESPONDENCE
- blue devils
- blue funk
- low spirits