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1. despondent

adjective. ['dɪˈspɑːndənt'] without or almost without hope.

Synonyms

  • hopeless

Antonyms

  • joyful
  • possible

Etymology

  • despondere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Despondent

  • correspondent
  • corespondent
  • respondent

Example sentences of the word despondent


1. Noun, singular or mass
After a loss, your friend may feel despondent over the unknowns in the world.

2. Adjective
If that had been my only bottle, I might have been despondent.

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