Examples of despondency in a Sentence
in despondency because he couldn't seem to settle into a lasting relationship
in their despondency they seemingly forgot that losing teams can become winning teams in a single season
Recent Examples of despondency from the Web
Now the focus is on survival, doing whatever is possible to stave off despondency.
The despondency and helplessness of unemployment were discovered, to the bafflement and dismay of cultural critics, only after factory work became dominant and cities swelled.
Partly to chronicle the way his affliction affected his art and partly as a way to fight his despondency as his faculties gradually slipped away, Untermohlen began painting a yearly self-portrait.
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Origin and Etymology of despondency
First Known Use: 1653
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