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despondency

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noun de·spon·den·cy \-dən-sē\

Definition of despondency

  1. :  the state of being despondent :  dejection, hopelessness



Examples of despondency in a sentence

  1. <in despondency because he couldn't seem to settle into a lasting relationship>

  2. <in their despondency they seemingly forgot that losing teams can become winning teams in a single season>



1653

First Known Use of despondency

1653


DESPONDENCY Defined for Kids

despondency

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noun de·spon·den·cy \di-ˈspän-dən-sē\

Definition of despondency for Students





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