Synonyms for slough of despond | Synonym.com

Synonyms and antonyms for slough of despond

1. despond (v.)

lose confidence or hope; become dejected

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2. slough (n.)

a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)

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4. slough (v.)

cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

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5. slough (n.)

any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)

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6. slough (n.)

a hollow filled with mud

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7. out-of-bounds (adj.)

outside the foul lines

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8. out-of-town (adj.)

happening in or being of another town or city

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9. out-of-bounds (adj.)

barred to a designated group

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10. tug-of-war (n.)

any hard struggle between equally matched groups

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