Know Your Next Word : despondent

23. despondent :

adjective :

extremely depressed, full of despair

usage :

  • The cook became despondent when the wedding cake exploded fifteen minutes before the reception.

  • After the death of his wife, the man was despondent for many months.

  • The team fell into despondency after losing the state championship by a single point.

  • despondent about his failure

  • despondent about failing health

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