Definition of despondent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    despondent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈspɑndənt//
     
    despondent (about/over something)
     
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  1. 1sad, without much hope synonym dejected
  2. 2 She was becoming increasingly despondent about the way things were going. There are times when it is hard not to feel despondent.
despondency
 
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NAmE//dɪˈspɑndənsi//
 
noun [uncountable] a mood of despondency Life's not all gloom and despondency.
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