as in despair
the state of being discouraged in their despondency they seemingly forgot that losing teams can become winning teams in a single season

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“Despondency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despondency. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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