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Princeton's WordNet

  1. despondent, heartsick(adj)

    without or almost without hope

    "despondent about his failure"; "too heartsick to fight back"


  1. despondent(Adjective)

    In low spirits from loss of hope or courage.

  2. Origin: From despondere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Despondent(adj)

    marked by despondence; given to despondence; low-spirited; as, a despondent manner; a despondent prisoner

  2. Origin: [L. despondens, -entis, p. pr. of despondre.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of despondent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of despondent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Simon Maelzer:

    The Futex set-up was tough for beginners and many would get despondent and give up, although this is typical of the futures market in general. I didn't even get a salary at all.

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