Definition of despondency noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈspɒndənsi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɑːndənsi//
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a feeling of being sad and without much hope a mood of despondency Life's not all gloom and despondency. despondency (about/over something) a situation of high unemployment and despondency about the future