despondency

[ dih-spon-duhn-see or dih-spon-duhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF despondency

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Lucretia's defeat in the Handicap had increased his despondency.

The Union army was still busy and he felt a few moments of despondency.

He thinks it is too late to change for any useful purpose, and he sinks into despondency.

There had been times in the last few days when he had suffered from despondency.

Maurice awoke to a sensation of despondency and physical discomfort.

But Socrates has no sooner found the new solution than he sinks into a fit of despondency.

He was changed: despondency had vanished––humility gone with it.

From the depths of despondency, I rose to the peaks of elation.

The thick, congested mate seemed on the point of bursting with despondency.

"This despondency is ill-judging and unfair," said Mary, in a kind tone.

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