What does despondent mean?

Definitions for despondentdɪˈspɒn dənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word despondent.

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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