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Definition 1: without or almost without hope - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where despondent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • despondent about his failure
  • too heartsick to fight back

Synonyms for despondent in the sense of this definition

(despondent is similar to ...) without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

"in an agony of hopeless grief" "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

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