Synonyms and Antonyms of despondence
- Her slumping posture betrayed a growing despondence.
blues, dejection, depression, desolation, despond, despondency, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, doldrums, dolefulness, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, glumness, heartsickness, joylessness, melancholy, miserableness, mopes, mournfulness, oppression, sadness, sorrowfulness, unhappiness
- The ability to endure defeat without despondence has allowed him to weather the ups and downs of an acting career.
blue devils, blues, dejection, depression, desolation, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, doldrums, dolor, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, gloom, gloominess, joylessness, melancholy, mopes, oppression, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness
slough of despond
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