Despondent Definition

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1. "It's hopeless, " he said, shaking his head despondently. 1
2. Adrift in a clueless no-man's-land, I felt my moods range from querulous to despondent. I couldn't muster the concentration to deal with the problem. 1
3. Baby's disposition or the behavior may have the change, if the fall in the blues, is despondent and is restless, some are agitated testiness . 1
4. But as the separation from her husband lengthened, she found herself becoming increasingly despondent. 1
5. By comparison, she felt drained and despondent. 1
6. Diana took the criticism to heart, avidly read what was being said about her and became depressed and despondent. 1
7. Don't become despondent just because it seems that your employer is keen to drive a hard bargain. 1
8. From a distance of two weeks, the initial reaction to defeat also seems unnecessarily despondent. 1
9. Gill had been out of work for a year and was getting very despondent. 1
10. He became/grew increasingly despondent when she failed to return his phone calls. 1
11. He feels despondent and impotent . He intends to quit. 1
12. He had become rather despondent about his lack of progress. 1
13. He has no one to play ball with and tosses his ball against the wall in a most despondent fashion. 1
14. He shook his head despondently. 1
15. He was becoming increasingly despondent about the way things were going. 1
16. He was up for a time and then, without warning, despondent again. 1
17. His despondent reverie was suddenly interrupted by someone calling his name. 1
18. His work was rejected again and again, and he grew more and more despondent. 1
19. I both cried and laughed along with my principal characters, and often despondently scratched my head. 1
20. I feel despondent when my work is rejected. 1
21. In the dream, just like a soul-losing man, I had no where to pour out my love knot. After I have been wakened back, a burst of melancholy makes me more despondent. 1
22. In the end, the Bolsheviks were to march their starving, despondent, war-weary people into modernity at the point of a gun. 1
23. It had come to that, he reflected despondently. 1
24. It was Fan Po - wen , looking no more cheerful than the despondent servants. 1
25. Jo groaned and leaned both elbows on the table in a despondent atttitude. 1
26. Like a bucket of cold water the harsh realities of life drown your sunny optimism leaving you feeling despondent. 1
27. She started to feel despondent about ever finding a job. 1
28. She was becoming increasingly despondent about the way things were going. 1
29. She was bipolar as well: up and down, fidgety and despondent. 1
30. The messenger departed in search of witch hazel for his neck, leaving Blondel even more despondent than before. 1
 

Despondent

[dəˈspändənt]

ADJECTIVE

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En