HyperDic: despondent

English > 1 sense of the word despondent:
ADJECTIVEalldespondent, heartsickwithout or almost without hope
despondent > pronunciation
Soundsdihspaa'ndahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > despondent: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningWithout or almost without hope.
Example"despondent about his failure"
Synonymheartsick
BroaderhopelessWithout hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
Spanishabatido, decaído, deprimido, desalentado, desanimado
Catalanabatut, decaigut, deprimit, desanimat
Nounsdespondency, despondencefeeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
Adverbsdespondentlywith desperation
Verbsdespondlose confidence or hope

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