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despondency

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2 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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The first known use of despondency was in 1653

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“Despondency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despondency. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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